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A Piece of the world

Christina Baker Kline

A Piece of the world

a novel

by Christina Baker Kline

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artists" models,
  • Fiction,
  • Sick,
  • Artists

  • Edition Notes

    Text in English.

    StatementChristina Baker Kline
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.L478 P54 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27227364M
    ISBN 100062356267
    ISBN 109780062356260, 9780062663764, 9780062685940, 9780062675507
    OCLC/WorldCa971612807

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Meet Christina Olson, “a middle-aged spinster” who narrates her. A Piece of the World Christina Baker Kline, HarperCollins pp. ISBN Summary Later he told me that he’d been afraid to show me the painting.

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