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Meditations, With Distractions

Poems, 1988-98

by James J. McAuley

  • 74 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by University of Arkansas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mind, Body, Spirit,
  • English Contemporary Poetry - Individual Authors+,
  • English,
  • Poetry,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Inspirational & Religious

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8598773M
    ISBN 101557287007
    ISBN 109781557287007

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