The tournament by John Clarke

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Published by Hyperion in New York .

Written in English

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  • Intellectuals -- Fiction.

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StatementJohn Clarke.
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.C539 T68 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3686835M
ISBN 101401300928
LC Control Number2003050869

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