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The Carp Castle a novel by MacDonald Harris

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Voyages and travels,
  • Cults,
  • Airships,
  • Nineteen twenties,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMacDonald Harris
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.E458 C36 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination299 pages
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27151644M
ISBN 101468306944
ISBN 109781468306941
LC Control Number2013027640
OCLC/WorldCa827257102

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