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Ride a cockhorse

Raymond Kennedy

Ride a cockhorse

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Raymond Kennedy ; introduction by Katherine A. Powers
SeriesNew York Review Books classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.E427 R5 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238909M
ISBN 109781590174890
LC Control Number2012008640


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It's re-release today was well-timed, as the same issues of the late s have reared their ugly heads again. The similarities in eras make this book feel very modern.

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