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Great American poetry anthology

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Published by World of Poetry Press in Sacramento, CA .
Written in English


  • Modern Poetry,
  • American poetry

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn Campbell, editor & publisher ; edited by Eddie-Lou Cole
LC ClassificationsPS586 .G732 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination813 p. :
Number of Pages813
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24935400M
ISBN 100910147108
ISBN 109780910147101

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