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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Translation of Billard um Halbzehn.

StatementHeinrich Böll ; translated from the German.
SeriesSignet book
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16597364M

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