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Gertrude Stein. by Frederick J. Hoffman

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Published by Minnesota U.P., Oxford U.P .
Written in English


  • Stein, Gertrude, -- 1874-1946

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SeriesMinnesota. University. Pamphlets on American writers, no.10
The Physical Object
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19939251M

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