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Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsElizabeth Darnel (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9900537M
ISBN 100813920493
ISBN 109780813920498
OCLC/WorldCa45610104

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