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Cities of salt

a novel

by К»Abd al-RahМЈmaМ„n MuniМ„f

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Mudun al-milḥ.

StatementAbdelrahman Munif ; translated from the Arabic by Peter Theroux.
ContributionsTheroux, Peter.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ7850.U514 M8413 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination627 p. ;
Number of Pages627
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2406851M
ISBN 100394570081
LC Control Number87040078

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