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Monsoon history selected poems by Shirley Lim

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Published by Skoob Books in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementShirley Geok-lin Lim ; introduction by Laurel Means.
SeriesSkoob Pacifica ;, no. 2015
LC ClassificationsPS3562.I459 M66 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 173 p. ;
Number of Pages173
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL858098M
ISBN 101871438446
LC Control Number95140230

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