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Look homeward a life of Thomas Wolfe by David Herbert Donald

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Wolfe, Thomas, -- 1900-1938 -- Biography.,
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDavid Herbert Donald.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.O337Z/
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 579p., 32p. of plates ;
Number of Pages579
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21272094M
ISBN 100747500045

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