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The telescope in the parlor

essays on life and literature

by James McConkey

  • 393 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Paul Dry Books in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • McConkey, James.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Fiction -- History and criticism.,
  • Books and reading.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James McConkey.
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.C3435 Z476 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3295606M
    ISBN 10158988020X
    LC Control Number2004018207

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