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6 edition of First persons found in the catalog.

First persons

a novel

by Austin McGiffert Wright

  • 147 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Austin Wright.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.W9472 Fi, PS3573.R49 Fi
The Physical Object
Pagination288 p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5412955M
ISBN 100060147598
LC Control Number73004167
OCLC/WorldCa672128

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