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Carpenter"s gothic

by William Gaddis

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Fiction,
  • Married people -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Gaddis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3557.A28 C3 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination262 p. ;
    Number of Pages262
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3185350M
    ISBN 100670697931
    LC Control Number83040669

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