man who gave himself away. by Gordon Sheppard

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Published by H. Quist in [New York .

Written in English

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  • Death -- Fiction.

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Before he dies, an old man decides to give away everything he owns, even himself.

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Book details

StatementPictures by Jacques Rozier.
ContributionsRozier, Jacques, 1934- illus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S5439 Man
The Physical Object
Pagination[32] p.
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4768523M
ISBN 100825200598, 0825200601
LC Control Number78141523

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