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Interesting monsters fictions by Aldo Alvarez

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Published by Graywolf Press in Saint Paul, Minn .
Written in English

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Short stories.

StatementAldo Alvarez.
LC ClassificationsPS3601.L87 I58 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3957283M
ISBN 101555973566
LC Control Number2001088673

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