The Turn of the years

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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  • Pritchett, V. S. 1900-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

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Statementwith an introduction by Paul Theroux.
ContributionsStone, Reynolds., Pritchett, V. S. 1900-
LC ClassificationsPR6031.R7 Z47 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3786001M
ISBN 100394525027, 0394525019
LC Control Number81048494

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