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6 edition of Brooklyn boy found in the catalog.

Brooklyn boy

a novel

by Alan Lelchuk

  • 204 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Young men -- Fiction.,
    • Boys -- Fiction.,
    • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alan Lelchuk.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesLibrary of American fiction
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.E464 B76 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination304 p. ;
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3571048M
      ISBN 100299187446
      LC Control Number2002075668
      OCLC/WorldCa51172313


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