She weeps each time you"re born by Quan Barry

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Subjects:

  • Families,
  • Fiction,
  • Psychic ability,
  • History

About the Edition

A young girl born under mysterious circumstances a few years before the reunification of Vietnam possesses the otherworldly ability to hear the voices of the dead.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-270).

Book details

Other titlesShe weeps each time you are born
StatementQuan Barry
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3602.A838 S54 2014
The Physical Object
Pagination270 pages
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27173361M
ISBN 100307911772
ISBN 109780307911773
LC Control Number2014006309
OCLC/WorldCa878953249

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