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The floating world.

James A. Michener

The floating world.

by James A. Michener

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Published by Secker & Warburg .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published,Random House,1955.

The Physical Object
Pagination404p.,ill.,25cm
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19001409M

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