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The Founding Fish

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux .
Written in English


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Number of Pages368
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Open LibraryOL7422959M
ISBN 100374104441
ISBN 109780374104443

John McPhee THE FOUNDING FISH 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux Near Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.


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