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6 edition of The Buenos Aires affair found in the catalog.

The Buenos Aires affair

a detective novel

by Manuel Puig

  • 78 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Manuel Puig ; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.P9786 Bu, PQ7798.26.U4 Bu
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5203312M
ISBN 100525072004
LC Control Number75028198
OCLC/WorldCa2099450

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