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Stillness and other stories

by Courtney Angela Brkic

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 -- Fiction.,
  • War stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCourtney Angela Brkic.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3602.R535 S7 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 205 p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3562573M
    ISBN 100374269998
    LC Control Number2002029777

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