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The awkward age.

by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesHis Novels and tales, New York ed., v. 9
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2116 A86 1908
The Physical Object
Pagination544p.
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17958135M

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