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Paris Trout

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPete Dexter.
SeriesContemporary American fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.E95 P37 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2207786M
ISBN 100140122060
LC Control Number89030034


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