Bridge of sighs by Richard Russo

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Published by Vintage Contemporaries in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • City and town life -- Fiction.,
  • Friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Lifestyles -- Fiction.,
  • New York (State) -- Fiction.,
  • Italy -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRichard Russo.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.U812 B75 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination641 p. ;
Number of Pages641
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17053438M
ISBN 109781400030903
LC Control Number2008276067
OCLC/WorldCa240201586

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