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Eroshima

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Published by Coach House Press in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Eroshima.

StatementDany Laferrière ; translated by David Homel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS9573.A464 E7613 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination87 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20967917M
ISBN 100889103852

Book Description Vintage Books USA 3/4/, Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Hiroshima. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | 4/5(K).


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