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Learning to dance, and other stories

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Published by New Rivers Press in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesLearning to dance.
Statementby Sharon Oard Warner.
SeriesMinnesota voices project ;, no. 52
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.A7675 L4 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination170 p. ;
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1569703M
ISBN 100898231329
LC Control Number91061257


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