Confederate general from Big Sur by Richard Brautigan

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Published by Pan Books in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, New York: Grove Press, 1964 London: Cape 1970.

Book details

Statement(by) Richard Brautigan.
SeriesPicador
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,116p. ;
Number of Pages116
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22243377M
ISBN 100330235656

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