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The great American novel

William Carlos Williams

The great American novel

by William Carlos Williams

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Published by Folcroft Press in Folcroft, Pa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1923.

Statementby William Carlos Williams.
The Physical Object
Pagination79, [1] p. ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23777731M

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