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Lincoln in the Bardo a novel

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Saunders.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.A7897 L56 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination343 p. ;
Number of Pages343
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26241326M
ISBN 109780812995343
LC Control Number2016004993
OCLC/WorldCa942885124

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