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Isaac Babel the lonely years, 1925-1939 ; unpublished stories and private correspondence by Isaak Babel

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Published by Farrar, Straus in New York .
Written in English


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Other titlesThe lonely years.
StatementI. Babel ; translated from the Russian by Andrew R. MacAndrew and Max Hayward ; edited and with an introd. by Nathalie Babel.
ContributionsMacAndrew, Andrew R., Hayward, Max., Babel, Nathalie.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxviii, 402 p. :
Number of Pages402
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23753428M

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