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walker in the city

Alfred Kazin

walker in the city

by Alfred Kazin

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Published by Victor Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.),
  • United States,
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Kazin, Alfred, 1915-,
    • Critics -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Biography.,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alfred Kazin.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN75.K3 A3 1952
      The Physical Object
      Pagination159 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6139752M
      LC Control Number53018408
      OCLC/WorldCa20518632

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