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The financial lives of the poets

a novel

by Jess Walter

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Matt Prior is losing his job, his wife, and his house, and he"s about to lose his mind--until he discovers a way that he might possibly be able to save it all.

Edition Notes

StatementJess Walter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.A4722834 F56 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24050405M
ISBN 100061916048
ISBN 109780061916045
LC Control Number2010290006

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