The wall of the sky, the wall of the eye stories by Jonathan Lethem

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Published by Faber in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • English Science fiction,
  • English Detective and mystery stories,
  • Suspense fiction,
  • English Short stories

Edition Notes

Originally published: San Diego, CA : Harcourt Brace, 1996.

Book details

Statementby Jonathan Lethem
The Physical Object
Pagination232 pages ;
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26575413M
ISBN 100571225802
ISBN 109780571225804
OCLC/WorldCa156500199

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