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A favourite of the gods.

Sybille Bedford

A favourite of the gods.

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Riviera (France),
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Italian American women -- Fiction,
    • Americans -- France -- Fiction,
    • Riviera (France) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ4.B398 Fav, PR6052.E3112 Fav
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p.
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5877891M
      LC Control Number63008155
      OCLC/WorldCa363166


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