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In a prominent bar in Secaucus

X. J. Kennedy

In a prominent bar in Secaucus

new and selected poems, 1955-2007

by X. J. Kennedy

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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StatementX. J. Kennedy.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 205 p. ;
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22760849M
ISBN 109780801886546

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