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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-,
  • Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Feminists -- France -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSimone de Beauvoir ; translated by Patrick O"Brian.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2603.E362 Z52513 1974b
The Physical Object
Pagination463 p. ;
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5443288M
ISBN 100399112510
LC Control Number73093722
OCLC/WorldCa950430

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