Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About: A Novel

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These are just my take on the accents as I have experienced them and tried to reproduce them. Often she used to linger on the sill of a window; Hands by her side and brown legs akimbo; In the sun red skirt and moon-black blazer; Looking toward our strange world wide-eyed. Though Irish Americans of all creeds are particularly prominent on St. Using Artists’ Signatures, you can browse or search artist names, monograms and signature examples to verify, authenticate and discover how the artist signs his/her work of art.

Pages: 384

Publisher: Villard; 1 edition (January 14, 2003)

ISBN: 081296666X

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