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American earthquake

Edmund Wilson

American earthquake

a documentary of the twenties and thirties

by Edmund Wilson

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Civilization.,
  • United States -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    1

    StatementEdmund Wilson
    SeriesDoubleday anchor books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE"169"W658"1964
    The Physical Object
    Pagination576 p.
    Number of Pages576
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20423556M


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