John Steinbeck personal and bibliographical notes by Lewis Gannett

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Published by The Viking press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968.

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Bound in patterned paper wrappers with printed label on front cover.

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Statementby Lewis Gannett.
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LC ClassificationsPS3537.T3234 Z7
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p.
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6386339M
LC Control Number39011442
OCLC/WorldCa3265609

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