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death of Artemio Cruz

Carlos Fuentes

death of Artemio Cruz

by Carlos Fuentes

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of La muerte de Artemio Cruz.

StatementTranslated from the Spanish by Sam Hileman.
The Physical Object
Pagination253 p.
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21996501M

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