An edition of Desperate Characters: a novel (1970)

Desperate characters

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An edition of Desperate Characters: a novel (1970)

Desperate characters

  • 4.00 ·
  • 4 Ratings
  • 119 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading
  • 6 Have read

First published in 1970 to great acclaim, this novel stands as one of the most dazzling and rigorous examples of the storyteller's craft in postwar American literature--a novel that, according to Irving Howe, ranks with "Billy Budd" and "The Great Gatsby".

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Publisher
W.W. Norton
Language
English
Pages
156

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Previews available in: German English

Edition Availability
Cover of: Was am Ende bleibt.
Was am Ende bleibt.
February 1, 2000, C.H.Beck
Hardcover in German
Cover of: Desperate characters
Desperate characters
1999, W.W. Norton
in English
Cover of: Desperate characters
Desperate characters
1999, W.W. Norton
in English
Cover of: Desperate characters
Desperate characters: a novel
1980, Nonpareil Books, Brand: David R Godine Pub, David R Godine Pub
in English

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Edition Notes

Published in
New York
Series
Norton paperback fiction

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
813/.54
Library of Congress
PS3556.O94 D47 1999

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 156 p. ;
Number of pages
156

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL388103M
Internet Archive
desperatecharact00foxp
ISBN 10
039331894X
LCCN
98051183
Library Thing
120128
Goodreads
526593

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