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Standing by words

essays

by Wendell Berry

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Published by Shoemaker & Hoard in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English philology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Wendell Berry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.E75 S7 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination213 p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3311364M
    ISBN 101593760558
    LC Control Number2004062619

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