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goat"s song by Healy, Dermot

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Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego .
Written in English



  • Ireland


  • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementDermot Healy.
SeriesA Harvest book
LC ClassificationsPR6058.E19 G63 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination407 p. ;
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL695994M
ISBN 100156005824
LC Control Number97043464

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