A questionable shape : a novel

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Two Dollar Radio , [Columbus, Ohio]
Fathers and sons, Zombies, Fi
Statementby Bennett Sims
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF Sims Bennett
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27147626M
ISBN 101937512096
ISBN 139781937512095
LC Control Number2013935576
OCLC/WorldCa842840806

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Skip to main content Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store Go Search In the wake of an infection that has left Baton Rouge unsettled and roiling with the undead’, three young friends Mazoch, Vermaelen and Rachel band together to search for Mazoch’s missing fath ?id= See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive.

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I envision the core readership as brilliant and slightly disaffected men and women. It is at this point in the book that the novel’s two main figures, Irimiás and Petrina 2 days ago  Title: The Shape Of Night: A Novel Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: J Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Language: English