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Looking for Mr Goodbar (Washington Square Press.)

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Published by Washington Square Press .
Written in English


  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Single women

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7644614M
ISBN 100671019015
ISBN 109780671019013

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