Back in the world by Tobias Wolff

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Published by Cape in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, Boston, Mass. , Houghton, Mifflin, 1985.

Book details

Statementstories by Tobias Wolff.
LC ClassificationsPS3573.O558
The Physical Object
Pagination221p. ;
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14967388M
ISBN 100224023438

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