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Published by Huia in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Man-woman relationships -- French Polynesia -- Tahiti -- Fiction.,
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Translation of: L"ile des reves ecrases.

StatementChantal Spitz ; translated by Jean Anderson.
GenreFiction., Fiction
ContributionsAnderson, Jean, 1951-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3999.S685 I43513 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19677279M
ISBN 101869692993
ISBN 109781869692995

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