Strivers row a novel by Kevin Baker

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Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .

Written in English

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StatementKevin Baker
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 550 p. ;
Number of Pages550
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Open LibraryOL24966522M
ISBN 100060195835

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