Four Post-War American Novelists
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Four Post-War American Novelists Bellow, Mailer, Barth, Pynchon by Frank D. McConnell

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Published by Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) .
Written in English


  • American - General,
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Number of Pages236
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Open LibraryOL10192542M
ISBN 100226556859
ISBN 109780226556857

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