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A Susan Sontag reader

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementintroduction by Elizabeth Hardwick.
LC ClassificationsPS3569.O6547 A6 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 446 p. ;
Number of Pages446
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3163893M
ISBN 100394715691
LC Control Number83005767

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