A walk across the sun : a novel / by Corban Addison.
- ISBN: 9781402792809 (hardcover) :
- ISBN: 1402792808 (hardcover) :
- Description: 371 p. ; 25 cm.
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : SilverOak, c2012.
- 13 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 15 total copies.
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