Life before man by Margaret Atwood

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Published by Fawcett Popular Library in New York .

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StatementMargaret Atwood.
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Pagination29l p. ;
Number of Pages29
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Open LibraryOL13545490M
ISBN 100445046368

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Generally, I enjoy more action in the books I read, and this novel appears to focus almost entirely on the human mind and the emotions within it.

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