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The book of Joan a novel by Lidia Yuknavitch

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Published .
Written in English


  • Women heroes,
  • Dystopias,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementLidia Yuknavitch
LC ClassificationsPS3575.U35 B66 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination266 pages
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26882927M
ISBN 100062383272
ISBN 109780062383273

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