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Published by McPhee Gribble in Melbourne .
Written in English

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  • Australia

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  • Australia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Helen Garner.
ContributionsGarner, Helen, 1942-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.G3 H6
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. ;
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3829927M
ISBN 100869140140
LC Control Number81142254

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