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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Landlord and tenant -- Fiction.,
  • Apartment houses -- Fiction.,
  • Sibling rivalry -- Fiction.,
  • Brothers -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdward Lewis Wallant ; introduction by Dave Eggers.
GenreFiction.
SeriesNew York Review Books classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.A434 T46 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 245 p. ;
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3679515M
ISBN 101590170709
LC Control Number2003021771

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