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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Indians of North America -- Fiction,
  • Atomic bomb -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMartin Cruz Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.M5377 S7 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p. :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2542753M
ISBN 100394530063
LC Control Number85024444

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