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Horse latitudes by Jay Merrick

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Published by Fourth Estate in London .
Written in English



  • England


  • Twenty-first century -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementJay Merrick.
LC ClassificationsPR6063.E772 H6 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination277 p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL115131M
ISBN 101857029143
LC Control Number99237083

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