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Published by Boise State University in Boise, Idaho .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Kesey, Ken -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • West (U.S.) -- Intellectual life

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 47-50.

Statementby Bruce Carnes.
SeriesBoise State University Western writers series ; no. 12, Boise State University western writers series ;, no. 12.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.E667 Z6
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. ;
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4607555M
ISBN 100884300110
LC Control Number77370938

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