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Human amusements

a novel

by Wayne Johnston

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Published by McClelland & Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Wayne Johnston.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.J599 H86 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination289 p. ;
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1182418M
ISBN 100771044380
LC Control Number94170591
OCLC/WorldCa29911849

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