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Islands out of time

a memoir of the last days of Atlantis : a metafiction

by William Irwin Thompson

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Published by Dial Press/Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atlantis -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Irwin Thompson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.H645 I8 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3021309M
    ISBN 100385195710
    LC Control Number85001478


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