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The Burning of Los Angeles

Poems

by Samuel Maio

  • 37 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Truman State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • American Contemporary Poetry,
  • English,
  • Poetry,
  • USA,
  • American - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8445526M
    ISBN 100943549450
    ISBN 109780943549453

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