The new Los Angeles poets



Publisher: Bombshelter Press in Los Angeles, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 203 Downloads: 349
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  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jack Grapes
ContributionsGrapes, Jack
The Physical Object
Pagination203 p. :
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16706955M
ISBN 100941017109
LC Control Number86073085

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