The novel and the sea by Margaret Cohen

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementMargaret Cohen
SeriesTranslation/transnation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR830.S4 C65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553698M
ISBN 109780691140650
LC Control Number2010021709
OCLC/WorldCa587249007

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