Real people by Alison Lurie

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Published by Abacus in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Heinemann, 1970.

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination146p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15010220M
ISBN 100349122164

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