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The Isle of Youth : stories

Author: Laura Van den Berg
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Beautiful, strange, and compulsively readable stories from an already-celebrated young writer"--
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Van den Berg
ISBN: 9780374177232 0374177236 0374710619 9780374710613
OCLC Number: 827256689
Description: 244 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: I looked for you, I called your name --
Opa-Locka --
Lessons --
Acrobat --
Antarctica --
The greatest escape --
The isle of youth.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Laura Van den Berg.
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