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American dreams and nightmares

Clem Graham

American dreams and nightmares

a collection of selected verse.

by Clem Graham

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Published by Decker Press in Prairie City (Ill.) .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS3513.R148 A8
The Physical Object
Pagination68 p.
Number of Pages68
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6065175M
LC Control Number50001354
OCLC/WorldCa11226271


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