Ziff a life? : a novel by Alan Lelchuk

Cover of: Ziff | Alan Lelchuk

Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers in New York .

Written in English

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  • Biography as a literary form -- Fiction,
  • Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction,
  • Biographers -- Fiction,
  • Novelists -- Fiction

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Book details

Statementby Alan Lelchuk.
LC ClassificationsPS3562.E464 Z54 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3578707M
ISBN 100786711159
LC Control Number2002191184

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