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A child"s Christmas in Wales

Dylan Thomas

A child"s Christmas in Wales

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Published by New Directions Book in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wales.
    • Subjects:
    • Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 -- Homes and haunts -- Wales.,
    • Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Poets, Welsh -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Christmas -- Wales.,
    • Poets, Welsh.,
    • Christmas -- Wales.

    • About the Edition

      A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas with his family and the feelings it evoked in him as a child.

      Edition Notes

      StatementDylan Thomas ; with illustrations by Fritz Eichenberg.
      ContributionsEichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6039.H52 Z464 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. ;
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1980534M
      ISBN 100811211541
      LC Control Number90225328
      OCLC/WorldCa22891660


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