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Fancies and Goodnights

John Collier

Fancies and Goodnights

by John Collier

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Published by Harper Audio .
Written in English

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  • The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9715956M
    ISBN 100898452171
    ISBN 109780898452174

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Collier’s other works range from the poetry collection Gemini () to the novels Tom’s A-Cold() and Defy the Foul Fiend (), and the short story collections Presenting Moonshine (), Fancies and Goodnights (), Pictures in the Fire (), The John Collier Reader (), and The Best of John Collier ().4/5(1).

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