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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, distributed by Publishers Group West in New York, [Berkeley, Calif.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Fiction,
  • Alcoholic fathers,
  • Dysfunctional families

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLily King
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.I4814 F38 2010b
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p. ;
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24850143M
ISBN 100802119492
ISBN 109780802119490
LC Control Number2011381162
OCLC/WorldCa475444772

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