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Birdsong

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSebastian Faulks.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6056.A89 B57 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination402 p. ;
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL791219M
ISBN 10067943545X
LC Control Number95023721

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