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Deaf to the city

by Marie Claire Blais

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Published by L. & O. Dennys in Toronto .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Le sourd dans la ville.

StatementMarie-Claire Blais ; translated by Carol Dunlop.
SeriesInternational fiction list ;, 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ3919.B6 S613 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3861818M
ISBN 10091963043X
LC Control Number81182636

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