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Ask the dust

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Published by Black Sparrow Press in Santa Barbara .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California
    • Subjects:
    • Bandini, Arturo (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Authors -- Fiction,
    • California -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Fante ; pref. by Charles Bukowski.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3511.A594 A93 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination165 p. ;
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4418261M
      ISBN 100876854447, 0876854439, 0876854455
      LC Control Number79022399


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