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Henry Miller and James Laughlin

selected letters

by Henry Miller

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

  • Miller, Henry, 1891- -- Correspondence.,
  • Laughlin, James, 1914- -- Correspondence.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.,
  • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-276) and index.

    Statementedited by George Wickes.
    ContributionsLaughlin, James, 1914-, Wickes, George.
    LC ClassificationsPS3525.I5454 Z486 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 286 p. ;
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1276453M
    ISBN 100393038645
    LC Control Number95008079

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