Rumor of an elephant a novel by Alain Gerber

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Published by Mercury House in San Francisco .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Rumeur d"éléphant.

Book details

Statementby Alain Gerber ; translated by Jeremy Leggatt.
LC ClassificationsPQ2667.E674 R813 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination325 p. ;
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2729679M
ISBN 100916515192
LC Control Number86023700

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