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The pianist

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Published by Quartet Books in London, New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementManuel Vázquez Montalbán ; translated by Elisabeth Plaister.
LC ClassificationsPQ6672.A92 P5313 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p. ;
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1910385M
ISBN 100704326892
LC Control Number90116037

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