Little Wilson and Big God: Being the First Part of the Autobiography

by Anthony Burgess

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson in New York

Written in English
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  • Burgess, Anthony, 1917-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

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Other titlesAutobiography.
StatementAnthony Burgess.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6052.U638 Z464 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 460 p. ; 24 cm.
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2732547M
ISBN 101555841007
LC Control Number86026721

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