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A Chinaman"s chance

Alexander Kuo

A Chinaman"s chance

new and selected poems, 1960-2010

by Alexander Kuo

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Wordcraft of Oregon in La Grande, OR .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlex Kuo
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.U6 C44 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination148 pages ;
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25176903M
ISBN 109781877655715
LC Control Number2010943044

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