Dancing in the dark

  • 183 Pages
  • 1.50 MB
  • English
Macmillan of Canada , Toronto
StatementJoan Barfoot.
SeriesMacmillan paperbacks -- 17
LC ClassificationsPS8553A754 D35 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination183 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20296272M
ISBN 100771592620

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Dancing in the Dark Lyrics: I get up in the evening / And I ain't got nothing to say / I come home in the morning / I go to bed feeling the same way / I ain't nothing but tired / Man, I'm just.

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