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Alan Sillitoe.

Allen Richard Penner

Alan Sillitoe.

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sillitoe, Alan -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 151-154.

    SeriesTwayne"s English authors series,, TEAS 141
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6037.I55 Z84
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p.
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5318152M
    LC Control Number72161822


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