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7 edition of The eighth wonder of the world found in the catalog.

The eighth wonder of the world

a novel

by Leslie Epstein

  • 80 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Handsel Books/Other Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mussolini, Benito, -- 1883-1945 -- Fiction,
  • Goebbels, Joseph, -- 1897-1945 -- Fiction,
  • Pius -- XII, -- Pope, -- 1876-1958 -- Fiction,
  • Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 -- Fiction,
  • Italy -- History -- 1922-1945 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titles8th wonder of the world
    StatementLeslie Epstein
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3555.P655 E54 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 461 p. ;
    Number of Pages461
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18212949M
    ISBN 101590512502
    LC Control Number2006000895
    OCLC/WorldCa62896471

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