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1 edition of Fighting in the shade found in the catalog.

Fighting in the shade

by Sterling Watson

  • 171 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Akashic Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peer pressure,
  • Teenage boys,
  • Football,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sterling Watson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26645034M
    ISBN 101936070987
    ISBN 109781936070985
    LC Control Number2010939102
    OCLC/WorldCa669754840

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