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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Art therapy,
  • Artists,
  • Magicians,
  • Psychiatric hospitals,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames Morrow
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O876 A89 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination184 pages
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26924055M
ISBN 101616962658
ISBN 109781616962654
OCLC/WorldCa960090884

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