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Published by Published for J. Laughlin by New Directions Pub. Corp. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: En biodlares död.

StatementLars Gustafsson ; translated from the Swedish by Janet K. Swaffar and Guntram H. Weber ; with an afterword by Janet K. Swaffar.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT9876.17.U8 B5613 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination163 p. ;
Number of Pages163
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4265263M
ISBN 100811208095, 0811208109
LC Control Number81011182

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