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Place names

Jean Ricardou

Place names

a brief guide to travels in the book

by Jean Ricardou

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Published by Dalkey Archive Press in Champaign .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJean Ricardou ; translated by Jordan Stump.
ContributionsStump, Jordan, 1959-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2678.I2265 L513 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18003708M
ISBN 101564784789
ISBN 109781564784780
LC Control Number2007025353

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