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Cheating at Canasta

William Trevor

Cheating at Canasta

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Published by Viking in London .
Written in English


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StatementWilliam Trevor.
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p.
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19691504M
ISBN 100670917265
ISBN 109780670917266

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