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Williwaw a novel by Gore Vidal

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English



  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Aleutian Islands


  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Alaska -- Aleutian Islands -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Alaska -- Fiction,
  • Aleutian Islands (Alaska) -- Fiction,
  • Alaska -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Gore Vidal.
LC ClassificationsPS3543.I26 W5 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3566626M
ISBN 100226855856
LC Control Number2002043561

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