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The refrigerator monologues

The refrigerator monologues

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Comic books, strips,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCatherynne M. Valente ; with illustrations by Annie Wu
    ContributionsWu, Annie, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3622.A4258 A6 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination147 pages
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26923963M
    ISBN 101481459341
    ISBN 109781481459341
    LC Control Number2016040142
    OCLC/WorldCa960699689


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