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A minor apocalypse by Tadeusz Konwicki

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Mała apokalipsa.

StatementTadeusz Konwicki ; translated from the Polish by Richard Lourie.
LC ClassificationsPG7158.K6513 M313 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 231 p. ;
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3163693M
ISBN 100374209286
LC Control Number83005561

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