Bliss to be alive the collected writings of Gavin Hills by Gavin Hills

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Published by Penguin in London, New York .

Written in English

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Book details

Other titlesCollected writings of Gavin Hills
Statementedited by Sheryl Garratt.
ContributionsGarratt, Sheryl.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN5123.H52 A25 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 254 p. ;
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3988754M
ISBN 100140287353
LC Control Number2001320513

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