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The Glasgow novel

Moira Burgess

The Glasgow novel

a complete guide

by Moira Burgess

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Scottish Library Association, Glasgow City Council Cultural and Leisure Services in Hamilton, Glasgow .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish fiction -- Bibliography.,
  • English fiction -- Scottish authors -- Bibliography.,
  • English fiction -- Bibliography.,
  • Glasgow (Scotland) -- In literature -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementMoira Burgess.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsScottish Library Association., Glasgow (Scotland). Cultural and Leisure Services.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22020548M
    ISBN 100900649429
    OCLC/WorldCa42981866

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