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Contemporary German fiction writers.

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German fiction -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Novelists, German -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • German fiction -- 20th century -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Wolfgang D. Elfe and James Hardin.
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 69
    ContributionsElfe, Wolfgang., Hardin, James N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPT772 .C59 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 413 p. :
    Number of Pages413
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2035083M
    ISBN 100810317478
    LC Control Number88011164

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