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Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJohn Leonard.
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LC ClassificationsPS3562.E56 L36 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 297 p. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1743587M
ISBN 101565840720
LC Control Number92050838


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