The book of illusions a novel by Paul Auster

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Published by Henry Holt and Co. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Aircraft accident victims" families -- Fiction,
  • Absence and presumption of death -- Fiction,
  • Missing persons -- Fiction,
  • Silent films -- Fiction,
  • Biographers -- Fiction,
  • Comedians -- Fiction,
  • Widowers -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementPaul Auster.
LC ClassificationsPS3551.U77 B66 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22737548M
ISBN 100312421818

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