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Published by Ungar in New York .
Written in English

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  • Herbert, Frank -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

StatementTimothy O"Reilly.
SeriesRecognitions
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23255803M
ISBN 10080442666X, 0804466173

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