Compulsory happiness by Norman Manea

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .

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StatementNorman Manea ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale.
SeriesWritings from an unbound Europe
ContributionsCoverdale, Linda.
LC ClassificationsPC840.23.A47 A24 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination259 p. ;
Number of Pages259
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Open LibraryOL1092676M
ISBN 10081011190X
LC Control Number94017021

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