Lithium for Medea a novel by Kate Braverman

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Los Angeles (Calif.)

Subjects:

  • Drug addicts -- Fiction.,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Kate Braverman.
GenreFiction.
SeriesContemporary American fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.R3555 L58 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. ;
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2209346M
ISBN 100140126414
LC Control Number89031759
OCLC/WorldCa19513508

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