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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Loss (Psychology) -- Poetry.,
  • Death -- Poetry.,
  • Bereavement -- Poetry.,
  • English poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Carol Ann Duffy ; illustrated by Trisha Rafferty.
ContributionsDuffy, Carol Ann, 1955-, Rafferty, Trisha.
The Physical Object
Pagination133p. :
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18162993M
ISBN 100670854166

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