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A coin in nine hands

Marguerite Yourcenar

A coin in nine hands

by Marguerite Yourcenar

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Published by Aidan Ellis in Henley on Thames .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Denier du rêve.

StatementMarguerite Yourcenar ; translated from the French by Dori Katz in collaboration with the author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2649O8 D413
The Physical Object
Pagination174 p.
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15508652M
ISBN 100856281239
OCLC/WorldCa16614372

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