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The hand, or, The confession of an executioner

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Farrar, Straus, Giroux , New York
Revenge -- Fiction., Soviet Union -- Fic

Places

Soviet

Other titlesHand., Confession of an executioner.
StatementYuz Aleshkovsky ; translated by Susan Brownsberger ; with an introduction by Joseph Brodsky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3478.L443 R813 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 261 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2204164M
ISBN 100374167702
LC Control Number89026004
OCLC/WorldCa20596008

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