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Fire on Mount Maggiore

John Parras

Fire on Mount Maggiore

a novel

by John Parras

  • 78 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest fires -- Fiction.,
  • Fire fighters -- Fiction.,
  • Americans -- Italy -- Fiction.,
  • Arson investigation -- Fiction.,
  • Italy, Southern -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Parras.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3616.A7655 F57 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20187160M
    ISBN 101572334452
    LC Control Number2005011129

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