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tale of poor lovers

Vasco Pratolini

tale of poor lovers

a novel.

by Vasco Pratolini

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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Cronache di poveri amanti.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.P886 Tal
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 369 p.
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6049497M
LC Control Number49009486
OCLC/WorldCa2327176


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