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Published by Hutchinson in London (etc.) .
Written in English


  • Fiction in English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Also published: New York : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978.

Statement(by) William Hjortsberg.
The Physical Object
Pagination243,(9)p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14901915M
ISBN 100091346908

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