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When Captain Flint was still a good man

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Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishers,
  • Ethics,
  • Fiction,
  • Crabbing,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Teenagers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNick Dybek
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3604.Y27 W47 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25150632M
    ISBN 109781594488092
    LC Control Number2011049336


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