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Dancing at the edge of the world

thoughts on words, women, places

by Ursula K. Le Guin

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction -- Authorship,
  • Women and literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUrsula K. Le Guin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3562.E42 D36 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 306 p. ;
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2035180M
    ISBN 10080211105X
    LC Control Number88011266

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