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The city & the mountains

José Maria Eça de Queirós

The city & the mountains

by José Maria Eça de Queirós

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: A cidade e as serras.

Other titlesCity and the mountains.
StatementEça de Queiroz ; translated from the Portuguese by Roy Campbell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ9261.E3 C422 1967
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16533316M

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