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The flying Troutmans

a novel

by Miriam Toews

  • 392 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Counterpoint, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aunts -- Fiction,
  • Nephews -- Fiction,
  • Nieces -- Fiction,
  • Problem families -- Fiction,
  • Mental illness -- Fiction,
  • Maternal deprivation -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMiriam Toews.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.T6113 F59 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16700090M
    ISBN 101582434395
    ISBN 109781582434391
    LC Control Number2008012042

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