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6 edition of The flâneur found in the catalog.

The flâneur

a stroll through the paradoxes of Paris

by Edmund White

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by G.K. Hall in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Paris (France)
    • Subjects:
    • White, Edmund, 1940- -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Paris.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Paris (France) -- Description and travel.,
    • Paris (France) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdmund White.
      SeriesG.K. Hall large print nonfiction series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC707 .W6 2001b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination197 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3948998M
      ISBN 100783895828
      LC Control Number2001039237
      OCLC/WorldCa48642714


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