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Desperate characters

Author: Paula Fox
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1999.
Series: Norton paperback fiction.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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First published in 1970 to great acclaim, this novel stands as one of the most dazzling and rigorous examples of the storyteller's craft in postwar American literature--a novel that, according to Irving Howe, ranks with "Billy Budd" and "The Great Gatsby."
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Fox
ISBN: 039331894X 9780393318944
OCLC Number: 40396152
Description: xiv, 156 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Norton paperback fiction.
Responsibility: Paula Fox ; introduction by Jonathan Franzen.

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First published in 1970 to great acclaim, this novel stands as one of the most dazzling and rigorous examples of the storyteller's craft in postwar American literature--a novel that, according to Irving Howe, ranks with "Billy Budd" and "The Great Gatsby."

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