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Badfellas by Tonino Benacquista

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Published by Bitter Lemon Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Translated from the French.

StatementTonino Benacquista ; translated by Emily Read
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2662.E4723 M3313 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination283 p. ;
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24556153M
ISBN 101904738435
ISBN 109781904738435
LC Control Number2010362840
OCLC/WorldCa440125184

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