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Blue on Blue Ground by Aaron Smith

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Works by individual poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poetry,
  • American - General,
  • Poetry / Single Author / General

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesPitt Poetry Series
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8117482M
ISBN 100822958880
ISBN 109780822958888

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