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The casualty

by Heinrich Böll

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHeinrich Böll ; translated from the German by Leila Vennewitz.
SeriesNorton paperback fiction
ContributionsVennewitz, Leila.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2603.O394 V4813 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. ;
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2059514M
ISBN 100393305996
LC Control Number88038797

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