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Christopher Isherwood a personal memoir by Lehmann, John

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Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson in London .
Written in English


  • Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-,
  • Lehmann, John, 1907- -- Friends and associates.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn Lehmann.
LC ClassificationsPR6017.S5 Z77 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 150 p., [13] p. of plates :
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2241835M
ISBN 100297791796
LC Control Number89113990

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