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Published by New Directions in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • London (England)

Subjects:

  • Women -- Employment -- Fiction.,
  • Secretaries -- Fiction.,
  • London (England) -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesWork it out for yourself.
Statementby Stevie Smith.
SeriesA revived modern classic, New Directions paperbook ;, 778
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.M43 N64 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1437307M
ISBN 100811212394
LC Control Number93049827

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