Primo levi a life by Thomson, Ian

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Published by Metropolitan Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Italy

Subjects:

  • Levi, Primo.,
  • Authors, Italian -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Jews -- Italy -- Biography.,
  • Holocaust survivors -- Italy -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementIan Thomson.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4872.E8 Z886 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 583 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages583
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3685940M
ISBN 100805073434
LC Control Number2003048821

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