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Brecht, a biography

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956,
  • Authors, German -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKlaus Völker ; translated by John Nowell.
    SeriesA Continuum book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT2603.R397 Z8896713
    The Physical Object
    Pagination412 p., [13] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4724972M
    ISBN 100816493448
    LC Control Number78012610
    OCLC/WorldCa4194920


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