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Goodbye, river, goodbye.

George Mendoza

Goodbye, river, goodbye.

by George Mendoza

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution -- Poetry.

  • About the Edition

    Epitaph for a river whose life and waters have been polluted.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPhotos. by George A. Tice.
    ContributionsTice, George A., illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.E49 G6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5704214M
    LC Control Number70146126

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