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Queen cocaine

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Published by City Lights Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementNuria Amat ; translated from the Spanish by Peter Bush.
ContributionsBush, Peter R., 1946-
LC ClassificationsPQ6651.M36 R4513 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3308343M
ISBN 100872864359
LC Control Number2004055101

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