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Giovanni"s room

James Baldwin

Giovanni"s room

a novel

by James Baldwin

  • 385 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Dial Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby James Baldwin.
SeriesApollo editions -- A-44
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p. ;
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13538042M
OCLC/WorldCa10372568


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