Island people

by Coleman Dowell

Publisher: Dalkey Archive Press in Normal, IL

Written in English
Cover of: Island people | Coleman Dowell
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Subjects:

  • Gay men -- Fiction.,
  • Social isolation -- Fiction.,
  • Islands -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

StatementColeman Dowell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3554.O932 I83 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL968403M
ISBN 101564780937
LC Control Number96004906
OCLC/WorldCa34115495

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