Women who lived, cities that died

  • 21 Pages
  • 1.17 MB
  • English
Riverstone Press , [Golden, Colo.]
Statementby Geraldine Daesch.
SeriesPoets of the Foothills Art Center
LC ClassificationsMLCM 85/4466 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination21 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2659334M
ISBN 100936600055
LC Control Number85595249

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