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Ambition and survival

Christian Wiman

Ambition and survival

becoming a poet

by Christian Wiman

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Published by Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, WA .
Written in English


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StatementChristian Wiman.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22763816M
ISBN 109781556592607


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