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Metropolitan Life/Social Studies

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Published by Edition 7L .
Written in English


  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Sociology,
  • Essays,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction - Literary

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsKarl Lagerfeld (Photographer)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9008703M
ISBN 103882439335
ISBN 109783882439335

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