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Published by G. Braziller in New York .
Written in English

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  • France

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  • Artists -- Fiction.,
  • France -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementMichael Krüger ; translated by Leslie Willson.
ContributionsWillson, A. Leslie 1923-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2671.R736 M3613 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1718739M
ISBN 100807612979
LC Control Number92021534
OCLC/WorldCa26762889

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