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The ancient shore

Shirley Hazzard

The ancient shore

dispatches from Naples

by Shirley Hazzard

  • 29 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Naples (Italy) -- Description and travel,
  • Naples (Italy) -- Social life and customs,
  • Naples (Italy) -- Civilization

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIncident at Naples.
    StatementShirley Hazzard and Francis Steegmuller.
    ContributionsSteegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDG844.2 .H39 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16754816M
    ISBN 100226322017
    ISBN 109780226322018
    LC Control Number2008015420

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