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Beirut blues

by бё¤anДЃn Shaykh

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHanan al-Shaykh ; translated by Catherine Cobham.
ContributionsCobham, Catherine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7862.H356 B3713 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19751434M
ISBN 100385473818

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