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Published by Penguin in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Auster, Paul, 1947-,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Fathers and sons -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Paul Auster.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3551.U77 I5 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination173 p. ;
      Number of Pages173
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2395912M
      ISBN 100140106286
      LC Control Number87025641


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