1 edition of Four novels of the 1970s found in the catalog.
Four novels of the 1970s
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references (pages 799-809).
|Statement||Gregg Sutter, editor|
|Series||The Library of America -- 255, Library of America -- 255.|
|Contributions||Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013, Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013, Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013, Leonard, Elmore, 1925-2013, Sutter, Gregg, editor|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||809|
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