Maidenhair by Mikhail Shishkin

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Published by Open Letter in Rochester, NY .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Women singers,
  • Refugees,
  • Translators,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMikhail Shishkin ; translated from the Russian by Marian Schwartz
ContributionsSchwartz, Marian
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3487.I7525 V4613 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25347712M
ISBN 101934824364
ISBN 109781934824368
LC Control Number2012022669

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