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Published by North Point Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Plants.,
  • Plants -- Literary collections.,
  • Gardening.,
  • Gardening -- Literary collections.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Linda Hogan and Brenda Peterson.
GenreLiterary collections.
ContributionsHogan, Linda, 1964-, Peterson, Brenda, 1950-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22374959M
ISBN 10086547625X

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