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Red April

Santiago Roncagliolo

Red April

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSantiago Roncagliolo ; translated from Spanish by Edith Grossman.
ContributionsGrossman, Edith, 1936-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ8498.28.O4187 A6313 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22527865M
ISBN 109780375425448
LC Control Number2008036654
OCLC/WorldCa247961867

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