Last Eexit to Brooklyn

Cover of: Last Eexit to Brooklyn | Hubert Selby

Published by Calder & Boyars .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, Grove P., 1964.

Book details

The Physical Object
Pagination234p.,21cm
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19036125M

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