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The phoenix and the tortoise by Kenneth Rexroth

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Published by New Directions in Norfolk, Conn .
Written in English

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Statement[by] Kenneth Rexroth.
LC ClassificationsPS3535.E923 P5
The Physical Object
Pagination100 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6468889M
LC Control Number44009924

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