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Published by Secker and Warburg in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of La mulâtresse Solitude.

Statementtranslated from the French by Ralph Manheim.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.S415 Wo3, PQ2637.C736 Wo3
The Physical Object
Pagination[7], 179 p.
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5466816M
ISBN 100436444038
LC Control Number73169693

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