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The family romance by Eli Mandel

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Published by Turnstone Press in Winnipeg, Man., Canada .
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  • Canadian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

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StatementEli Mandel.
LC ClassificationsPR9189.6 .M36 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2430897M
ISBN 100888011032
LC Control Number87120046

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