The Dead Fathers Club
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Penguin Publishing Group 2007
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02/01/2007
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Matt Haig. (2007). The Dead Fathers Club. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Matt Haig. 2007. The Dead Fathers Club. Penguin Publishing Group.

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Matt Haig, The Dead Fathers Club. Penguin Publishing Group, 2007.

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Matt Haig. The Dead Fathers Club. Penguin Publishing Group, 2007. Web.

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"Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build his excellent stories." —Neil Gaiman, author of American Gods

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