The sky, the stars, the wilderness by Rick Bass

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Wilderness areas -- Fiction.,
  • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Fiction.

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Book details

StatementRick Bass.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination189 [1] ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22372459M
ISBN 100395924758
OCLC/WorldCa40157605

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