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Of illustrious men

Jean Rouaud

Of illustrious men

by Jean Rouaud

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Published by Harvill Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Loire River Valley (France)
    • Subjects:
    • Fathers and sons -- Fiction,
    • Death -- Fiction,
    • Loire River Valley (France) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Des hommes illustres.

      StatementJean Rouaud ; translated from the French and with a glossary by Barbara Wright.
      ContributionsWright, Barbara, 1915-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2678.O7677 D4713 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination153 p. ;
      Number of Pages153
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL910558M
      ISBN 101860460070
      LC Control Number95205628
      OCLC/WorldCa32807286

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