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Fierce attachments

Vivian Gornick

Fierce attachments

a memoir

by Vivian Gornick

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gornick, Vivian.,
  • Jews -- New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1987.

    StatementVivian Gornick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.9.J5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination203p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17225926M
    ISBN 100860689468


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