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George Bowering

bright circles of colour

by Eva-Marie KroМ€ller

  • 220 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Talonbooks in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Bowering, George, 1935- -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Canada -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEva-Marie Kröller.
      SeriesThe New Canadian criticism series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.B63 Z75 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination142 p. ;
      Number of Pages142
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1354175M
      ISBN 100889223068
      LC Control Number92245763


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