Ogre, ogre by Piers Anthony

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Xanth (Imaginary place) -- Fiction

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StatementPiers Anthony.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.N73 O37 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination273 p. ;
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL724999M
LC Control Number97113009

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