A blue tale and other stories by Marguerite Yourcenar

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .

Written in English

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StatementMarguerite Yourcenar ; foreword by Josyane Savigneau ; translated by Alberto Manguel.
ContributionsManguel, Alberto.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2649.O8 A25 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxi, 82 p. ;
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL782547M
ISBN 100226965309, 0226965317
LC Control Number95014507

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