Wind and birds and human voices and other stories by Ellen Wilbur

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Published by S. Wright in [Winston-Salem, N.C.] .

Written in English

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StatementEllen Wilbur.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.I389 W5 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p. ;
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2869877M
ISBN 100913773115
LC Control Number84050185

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Wind and Birds and Human Voices book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. And for better or worse, it's those 3 stories that make the book. flag Like see review. Leonard rated it it was ok Chris Gager rated it liked it Trivia About Wind and Birds an /5.

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