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Published by Douglas & McIntyre, Distributed in the U.S. by Publishers Group West in Vancouver, [Berkeley, CA] .
Written in English


  • Sex tourism,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDany Laferrière ; translated by Wayne Grady
ContributionsGrady, Wayne
LC ClassificationsPQ3919.2.L163 V47713 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination211 p.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27122217M
ISBN 101553654838
ISBN 109781553654834

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