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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Paris (France),
  • France

Subjects:

  • Americans -- France -- Fiction.,
  • Sexual orientation -- Fiction.,
  • Bisexuals -- Fiction.,
  • Paris (France) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJames Baldwin.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.A45 G5 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6795732M
ISBN 100679642196
LC Control Number00066205

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