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Celestial navigation by Anne Tyler

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Published by Ivy Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction,
  • Social isolation -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementAnne Tyler.
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22364044M
ISBN 100804108889

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