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The great American loneliness

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Published by Blue Crane Books in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oakland (Calif.)
    • Subjects:
    • Najarian, Peter, 1940-,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Armenian Americans -- Biography.,
    • Oakland (Calif.) -- Intellectual life.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Peter Najarian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3564.A5 Z47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, [186] p. :
      Number of Pages186
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL34280M
      ISBN 101886434093
      LC Control Number99018076

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