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American Smooth Poems by Rita Dove

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company in New York, USA .
Written in English

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454252M
ISBN 100393327442
ISBN 109780393327441
OCLC/WorldCa63702670, 964605043

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