Imaginary homelands essays and criticism 1981-1991 by Salman Rushdie

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StatementSalman Rushdie.
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LC ClassificationsPR6068.U757
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Pagination439p. ;
Number of Pages439
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Open LibraryOL22398111M
ISBN 100670839523

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