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Fat city by Leonard Gardner

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Stockton (Calif.)

Subjects:

  • Boxers (Sports) -- Fiction.,
  • Young men -- Fiction.,
  • Stockton (Calif.) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLeonard Gardner.
SeriesCalifornia fiction, California fiction (Series)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A713 F3 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. :
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL971518M
ISBN 100520206576
LC Control Number96008310

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