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Compulsion.

Meyer Levin

Compulsion.

by Meyer Levin

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leopold, Nathan Freudenthal, -- 1904 or 5- -- Fiction,
  • Loeb, Richard A., -- 1905-1936 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesSignet books, Q 3141
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523 E7994 C6 1968
    The Physical Object
    Pagination480p.
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20925896M

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