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Published by Picador in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fathers -- Death -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction,
  • Brothers and sisters -- Fiction,
  • Family secrets -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSiri Hustvedt.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.U813 S67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22666300M
ISBN 100312428200
ISBN 109780312428204
LC Control Number2008047343
OCLC/WorldCa243544097

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