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Dream themes

a guide to understanding your dreams

by Fiona Starr

  • 343 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dream interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementFiona Starr & Jonny Zucker.
    ContributionsZucker, Jonny.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1091 .S665 2001
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3323778M
    ISBN 101840722924
    LC Control Number2004296621
    OCLC/WorldCa47676653

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    Complete summary of Pedro Calderón De La Barca's Life Is a Dream. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Life Is a Dream. The Magicians is a new adult fantasy novel by the American author Lev Grossman, published in by Viking tells the story of Quentin Coldwater, a young man who discovers and attends a secret college of magic in New York. The novel received critical acclaim, and was followed by The Magician King in and 's The Magician's Land. A television series Author: Lev Grossman.


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