Italian pleasures by David Leavitt

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Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .

Written in English

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StatementDavid Leavitt and Mark Mitchell
ContributionsMitchell, Mark (Mark Lindsey)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG430.2 .L43 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. ;
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24766212M
ISBN 100811812278
ISBN 109780811812276
LC Control Number95053363
OCLC/WorldCa34046234

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