The land of Ulro by CzesЕ‚aw MiЕ‚osz

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Published by Farrar, Straus, Giroux in New York .

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Edition Notes

Translation of: Ziemia Ulro.

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StatementCzeslaw Milosz ; translated by Louis Iribarne.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7158.M553 Z3513 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2846059M
ISBN 100374183236
LC Control Number84008157

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