Stars and bars by Boyd, William

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

Written in English

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  • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction,
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Statementby William Boyd.
LC ClassificationsPR6052.O9192 S7 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p. ;
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2708250M
ISBN 10014008889X
LC Control Number86000797

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