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9 edition of Coming up for air found in the catalog.

Coming up for air

by George Orwell

  • 48 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace in San Diego .
Written in English

  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Insurance agents -- Fiction,
    • Middle-aged men -- Fiction,
    • Married people -- Fiction,
    • Suburban life -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGeorge Orwell.
      SeriesA Harvest book
      LC ClassificationsPR6029.R8 C66 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination278 p. ;
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6803412M
      ISBN 100156196255
      LC Control Number00265573

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