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In her absence

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Published by Other Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAntonio Muñoz Molina ; translated from the Spanish by Esther Allen
ContributionsAllen, Esther, 1962-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ6663.U4795 E6313 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination134 p. ;
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17229895M
ISBN 101590512537
ISBN 109781590512531
LC Control Number2006038139
OCLC/WorldCa76786710

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