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Bruce Jay Friedman

by Max F. Schulz

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Friedman, Bruce Jay, 1930- -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 157-160.

    Statementby Max F. Schulz.
    SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series, TUSAS 219
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3556.R5 Z9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p.
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5289576M
    ISBN 100805702903
    LC Control Number72009347

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