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5 edition of The dud avocado found in the catalog.

The dud avocado

by Elaine Dundy

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  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Virago Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Americans -- France -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElaine Dundy.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesVirago modern classics -- no. 389
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.U662 D83 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22949871M
    ISBN 101853815810

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