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The book of silences

Robert Bringhurst

The book of silences

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Published by Ninja Press in Sherman Oaks, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhist monks -- Poetry.,
  • Taoist monks -- Poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Bringhusrt ; [photographs by Carolee Campbell].
    GenrePoetry.
    ContributionsCampbell, Carolee., Ninja Press.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination29, [7] p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages29
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23015182M


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