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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Extortion,
  • Businessmen

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMario Vargas Llosa ; translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman
ContributionsGrossman, Edith, 1936- translator
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ8498.32.A65 H4713 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination326 pages
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27175662M
ISBN 100374146748
ISBN 109780374146740
LC Control Number2014031209
OCLC/WorldCa889666310

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