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Pigeon feathers

John Updike

Pigeon feathers

and other stories

by John Updike

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Published by Fawcett Publications in Greenwich, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Updike.
SeriesA Fawcett Premier Book
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16518043M

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