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Living by fiction

by Annie Dillard

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnnie Dillard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3503 .D5 1982
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p. ;
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3785540M
    ISBN 100060149604
    LC Control Number81047882

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