Far afield by Susanna Kaysen

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementSusanna Kaysen.
SeriesA Vintage contemporaries original, Vintage contemporaries
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.A893 F37 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination338 p., [2] p. of plates :
Number of Pages338
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2199982M
ISBN 100394758226
LC Control Number89021538

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