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5 edition of Just past Labor Day found in the catalog.

Just past Labor Day

selected & new poems, 1969-1995

by Kirk Robertson

  • 22 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Nevada Press in Reno .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKirk Robertson ; foreword by William Kittredge.
SeriesWestern literature series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.O2494 J87 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL992242M
ISBN 100874172845
LC Control Number96030695

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