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The blind assassin

by Margaret Atwood

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Published by Seal Books in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Atwood
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8501.T86 B56 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination659 p. ;
Number of Pages659
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24869757M
ISBN 100770428827
ISBN 109780770428822
OCLC/WorldCa463400886

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