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Island of women.

Goytisolo, Juan.

Island of women.

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Chronique d"une île.

StatementTranslated from the Spanish by José Yglesias.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.G722 Is
The Physical Object
Pagination210 p.
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5849047M
LC Control Number62008668
OCLC/WorldCa738743


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