8 edition of The barn at the end of the world found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Mary Rose O"Reilley.|
|LC Classifications||BQ5480.F37 O74 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 317 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||317|
|LC Control Number||99016274|
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