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high castle a 1920s adventure novel by Raymond Steiber

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Published by St. Martin"s in New York .
Written in English

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  • Nineteen twenties -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Raymond Steiber.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.T343 H5 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination218 p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2543473M
ISBN 100312372175
LC Control Number85025204

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