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The cone gatherers a novel by Jenkins, Robin

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Published by Taplinger Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English



  • Scotland


  • Scotland -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Robin Jenkins.
LC ClassificationsPR6060.E5194 C6 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4110794M
ISBN 100800818083
LC Control Number80025757

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