Life with a star by JirМЊiМЃ Weil

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .

Written in English

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StatementJiří Weil ; with a preface by Philip Roth ; translated from the Czech by Rita Klímová with Roslyn Schloss.
LC ClassificationsPG5038.W4 Z313 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1880510M
ISBN 10014013171X
LC Control Number90041038

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