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Poems and a memoir

Seamus Heaney

Poems and a memoir

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Published by Limited Editions Club in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSeamus Heaney ; selected and illustrated by Henry Pearson with an introduction by Thomas Flanagan and a preface by Seamus Heaney.
ContributionsPearson, Henry, 1914-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.E2 P6 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 153 p. :
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2319598M
LC Control Number86201861


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