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The theory of the loser class

Jon Paul Fiorentino

The theory of the loser class

a work in three parts

by Jon Paul Fiorentino

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Published by Coach House Books in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Poems.

StatementJon Paul Fiorentino.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.F5325 T47 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination84 p. ;
Number of Pages84
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20189272M
ISBN 101552451682
LC Control Number2006404319

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