Ragas of longing the poetry of Michael Ondaatje by Sam Solecki

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

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  • Ondaatje, Michael, 1943- -- Poetic works.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-213) and index.

Book details

StatementSam Solecki.
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.O5 Z866 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3320566M
ISBN 100802037631, 0802085431
LC Control Number2004272590

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