The Promise of Light A Novel by Paul Watkins

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Published by Picador .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • General,
  • Americans,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Young men,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9462537M
ISBN 100312267665
ISBN 109780312267667

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