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Virgil"s ghost a novel by Irving Weinman

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Published by Fawcett Columbine in New York .
Written in English

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Statementby Irving Weinman.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.E3963 V5 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination340 p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2231720M
ISBN 100449904458
LC Control Number89090885

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