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The flicker of old dreams

Susan Henderson

The flicker of old dreams

a novel

by Susan Henderson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Undertakers and undertaking,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • City and town life,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A young woman embalmer living in a declining western town offers friendship when the town"s black sheep returns to care for his mother.

    Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Henderson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.E5274 F55 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 pages
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26951257M
    ISBN 100062686704
    ISBN 109780062686701
    LC Control Number2017011992
    OCLC/WorldCa985966661


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