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Trying to save Piggy Sneed

by John Irving

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irving, John, 1942-,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Irving.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3559.R8 T78 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination437 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1025005M
    ISBN 100345404742
    LC Control Number96096948
    OCLC/WorldCa36428192

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