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My secret history

by Paul Theroux

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Putnam"s in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travelers,
  • Americans,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    The secret life of an American writer, Andre Parent, describing his dreams, his privacies, and everything he keeps hidden.

    Edition Notes

    Also issued online.

    StatementPaul Theroux
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3570.H4 M9 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination511 p. ;
    Number of Pages511
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24757609M
    ISBN 100399134247
    ISBN 109780399134241
    LC Control Number88032182
    OCLC/WorldCa18814613

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