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7 edition of Wild card quilt found in the catalog.

Wild card quilt

the ecology of home

by Janisse Ray

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Published by Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baxley (Ga.),
  • Georgia,
  • Baxley.,
  • Baxley,
  • Baxley Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Ray, Janisse, 1962-,
    • Ray family,
    • Country life -- Georgia -- Baxley,
    • Women naturalists -- Georgia -- Baxley -- Biography,
    • Longleaf pine -- Georgia -- Baxley Region,
    • Forest conservation -- Georgia -- Baxley Region,
    • Baxley (Ga.) -- Biography,
    • Baxley (Ga.) -- Social life and customs,
    • Baxley (Ga.) -- Rural conditions

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: 2003.

      StatementJanisse Ray.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF294.B39 R398 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 308 p. :
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3293347M
      ISBN 101571312781
      LC Control Number2004012718
      OCLC/WorldCa55600660

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