Silk trail by Andrew Suknaski

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Published by Nightwood Editions in Toronto, Ont., Canada .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Silk -- Poetry.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [95]

Book details

StatementAndrew Suknaski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S853 S5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination93 p., [2] :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2770672M
ISBN 100889710945
LC Control Number86130859
OCLC/WorldCa13558203

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