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The bride of catastrophe

by Heidi Jon Schmidt

  • 117 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction,
  • Man-woman relationships -- Fiction,
  • Women college students -- Fiction,
  • Recovering addicts -- Fiction,
  • Problem families -- Fiction,
  • Lesbians -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHeidi Joh Schmidt.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.C51554 B75 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination422 p. ;
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3686429M
    ISBN 100312281773
    LC Control Number2003049897
    OCLC/WorldCa52312831

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