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Nickel mountain

a pastoral novel

by John Gardner

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Published by Knopf; [distributed by Random House] in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] John Gardner. With etchings by Thomas O"Donohue.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G23117 Ni, PS3557.A712 Ni
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p.
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5415485M
ISBN 100394488830
LC Control Number73007293

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