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A postcard from the volcano a novel of pre-war Germany by Lucy Beckett

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Published by Ignatius Press in San Francisco .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Prussians -- Fiction,
  • Germany -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLucy Beckett.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6052.E28 P67 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination520 p. ;
Number of Pages520
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23943836M
ISBN 109781586172695
LC Control Number2008933490
OCLC/WorldCa308201527

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