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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • White, Antonia, 1899- -- Diaries,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Diaries

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Susan Chitty.
ContributionsChitty, Susan, Lady.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.H15634 Z464 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1- > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1561139M
ISBN 100670835641
LC Control Number91042450

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