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The tree where man was born

Peter Matthiessen

The tree where man was born

by Peter Matthiessen

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Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York: Dutton, 1972.

StatementPeter Matthiessen.
The Physical Object
Pagination(256)p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16693181M
ISBN 10186046016X
OCLC/WorldCa60233197

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