Up in the old hotel and other stories by Mitchell, Joseph

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJoseph Mitchell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.I9714 U6 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 718 p. ;
Number of Pages718
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566776M
ISBN 100679412638
LC Control Number91050835

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