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A flag for sunrise

a novel

by Robert Stone

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Robert Stone.
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LC ClassificationsPS3569.T6448
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21358180M
ISBN 100394407571

ROBERT STONE: Dog Soldiers / A Flag for Sunrise / Outerbridge Reach. Edited by Madison Smartt Bell. Novels. Brings together three of one of the most spellbinding writers masterworks together in one volume, brilliantly capturing the desperate underside of American life in the s and s.


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