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A personal matter

Kenzaburo Oe

A personal matter

by Kenzaburo Oe

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of Kojinteki na taiken.

Statementby Kenzaburo Oē ; translated from the Japanese by John Nathan.
SeriesA Black cat book, Black cat book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL858.E14
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 214 p. ;
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16445070M

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