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Magnificence

a novel

by Lydia Millet

  • 8 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life change events,
  • Inheritance,
  • Zoological specimens,
  • Fiction,
  • Collection and preservation,
  • Shared housing,
  • Widows,
  • Claims against decedents" estates

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLydia Millet
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.I42175 M34 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25290773M
    ISBN 109780393081701
    LC Control Number2012015145

    Esther - when he shewed the glorious wealth of his kingdom and the splendid magnificence of his grandeur many days, a hundred and eighty days.


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