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Published by Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England),
  • Italy

Subjects:

  • Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction.,
  • Philosophy teachers -- Fiction.,
  • Young women -- Fiction.,
  • British -- Italy -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.,
  • Italy -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Barbara Trapido.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070.R342 B7 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3510776M
ISBN 100670192465
LC Control Number82070236

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