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Purple America

a novel

by Rick Moody

  • 349 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mothers and sons -- Fiction,
  • Care of the sick -- Fiction,
  • Caregivers -- Fiction,
  • Paraplegics -- Fiction,
  • Family -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRick Moody.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.O5537 P87 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination298 p. ;
    Number of Pages298
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1008790M
    ISBN 100316579254
    LC Control Number96048781

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