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Author: Don DeLillo
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1986.
Series: Contemporary American fiction.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Jack Gladney, a professor of Nazi history at a Middle American liberal arts school, and his family try to handle normal family life as a black cloud of lethal gaseous fumes threatens their town.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Humorous stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don DeLillo
ISBN: 9780140077025 0140077022 0140283307 9780140283303
OCLC Number: 12724841
Notes: A novel.
"Elisabeth Sifton books."
Awards: National Book Award for Fiction, 1985.
Description: 326 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Contemporary American fiction.
Responsibility: Don DeLillo.

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Jack Gladney, a professor of Nazi history at a Middle American liberal arts school, and his family try to handle normal family life as a black cloud of lethal gaseous fumes threatens their town.

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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2720952#Topic\/stepfamilies<\/a>> # Stepfamilies<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:seeAlso<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh2008111683<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Stepfamilies<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/2720952#Topic\/stepfamilies_fiction<\/a>> # Stepfamilies--Fiction<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Stepfamilies--Fiction<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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