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Published by North Point Press in San Francisco .
Written in English


  • Beat generation

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael McClure.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A262 S35 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3796006M
ISBN 100865470731
LC Control Number81086249

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