man of the house. by Stephen McCauley

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Published by Fourth Estate in London .

Written in English

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  • English fiction -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

First published: Simon and Schuster, 1996.

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The Physical Object
Pagination287p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18102407M
ISBN 101857026195

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