Freak show. by Andreĭ Sobolʹ

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .

Written in English

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  • Russia

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  • Russia -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementTranslated from the Russian of Andre Sobol by Jenny Covan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S6774 Fr10, PG3476.S577 Fr10
The Physical Object
Pagination416 p.
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5307069M
ISBN 100883550245
LC Control Number72090314
OCLC/WorldCa570613

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