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The skin of the sky

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Published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementElena Poniatowska ; translated from the Spanish by Deanna Heikkinen.
ContributionsHeikkinen, Deanna.
LC ClassificationsPQ7297.P63 P6613 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination322 p. ;
Number of Pages322
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3315449M
ISBN 100374265755
LC Control Number2004109452

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