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We think the world of you

J. R. Ackerley

We think the world of you

by J. R. Ackerley

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Published by Poseidon Press, Distributed by Simon & Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • German shepherd dog -- Fiction,
    • Dog owners -- Fiction,
    • Gay men -- Fiction,
    • Dogs -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ.R. Ackerley.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6001.C4 W4 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination158 p. ;
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2048246M
      ISBN 100671678116
      LC Control Number88025525

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