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Sacrificial pawn.

Francis Ryck

Sacrificial pawn.

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Published by Stein and Day in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of L"incroyant.

StatementTranslated by Gordon Latta.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.R9926 Sac, PQ2678.Y3 Sac
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5432628M
ISBN 100812816412
LC Control Number73079799
OCLC/WorldCa802914


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