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9 edition of Parachutes found in the catalog.

Parachutes

poems and short stories

by Powell, Shirley.

  • 360 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Mouth of the Dragon Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementShirley Powell : pref. by Barbara A. Holland ; cover art by Cheryl Gross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.O834 P3
The Physical Object
Pagination59 p. ;
Number of Pages59
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5204771M
ISBN 100916266001
LC Control Number75030172
OCLC/WorldCa1988587

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