Advice to a prophet, and other poems.
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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPS3545.I32165 A7
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5827829M
LC Control Number61015813

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