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Herman Melville

Leon Howard

Herman Melville

a biography.

by Leon Howard

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, -- 1819-1891.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21487720M
    ISBN 100520005759


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