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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World history -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [308]).

StatementJulian Barnes.
SeriesVintage international
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6052.A6657 H5 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination307, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1888717M
ISBN 100679731377
LC Control Number90050161

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