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The elements of John Updike

Alice Hamilton

The elements of John Updike

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Published by Eerdmans in [Grand Rapids, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Updike, John -- Criticism and interpretation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 250-253.

    Statement[by] Alice and Kenneth Hamilton.
    ContributionsHamilton, Kenneth, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3571.P4 Z69
    The Physical Object
    Pagination267 p.
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695417M
    LC Control Number70088075


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