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Published by Library of America, Distributed by Penguin Books USA in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSister Carrie ; Jennie Gerhardt ; Twelve men, Jennie Gerhardt., Twelve men.
StatementTheodore Dreiser.
SeriesThe library of America ;, 36
LC ClassificationsPS3507.R55 A6 1987b
The Physical Object
Pagination1168 p. ;
Number of Pages1168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL779371M
ISBN 100940450410
LC Control Number97180998

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