Blaise Cendrars discovery and re-creation by Jay Bochner

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .

Written in English

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  • Cendrars, Blaise, 1887-1961,
  • Authors, Swiss -- 20th century -- Biography

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StatementJay Bochner.
SeriesUniversity of Toronto romance series ;, 32
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2605.E55 Z563
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p., [5] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4536566M
ISBN 100802053521
LC Control Number77002580

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