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Moscow still life

by Kuper, Yuri

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Amer. ed. published under title: Holy fools in Moscow.

StatementYuri Kuper ; translated from the Russian [ms.] by Antonina W. Bouis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.K96493 Mo, PG3482.8.U59 Mo
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5254963M
ISBN 100297768565
LC Control Number75328069

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