general"s beard two novellas by Yi, Ŏ-ryŏng

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Published by Homa & Sekey Books in Dumont, N.J .

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StatementLee Oyoung ; translated from the Korean by Brother Anthony of Taizé.
SeriesModern fiction from Korea
The Physical Object
Pagination182 p. ;
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18792304M
ISBN 101931907072
LC Control Number2002103288
OCLC/WorldCa50915540

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