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At the bottom of the river

by Jamaica Kincaid

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJamaica Kincaid.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9275.A583 K5635 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination82 p. ;
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3174113M
      ISBN 100374106606
      LC Control Number83016445

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