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The balloonist

MacDonald Harris

The balloonist

a novel

by MacDonald Harris

  • 37 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby MacDonald Harris [i.e. D. Heiney].
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.H4687 Bal, PS3558.E458 Bal
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4885564M
ISBN 100374108749
LC Control Number76015679
OCLC/WorldCa2213222

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