Pillar of the sky a novel by Cecelia Holland

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Published by Knopf in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Stonehenge (England),
  • England

Subjects:

  • Prehistoric peoples -- Fiction.,
  • Stonehenge (England) -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

116,510

Book details

Statementby Cecelia Holland.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O348 P5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination534 p. ;
Number of Pages534
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2869564M
ISBN 100394535383
LC Control Number84048659

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