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The Sorrows of an American

A Novel

by Siri Hustvedt

  • 375 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Henry Holt and Co. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Brothers and sisters,
  • Death,
  • Family secrets,
  • Fathers,
  • Psychological aspects

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11276177M
    ISBN 100805079084
    ISBN 109780805079081


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