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John Berger

John Berger

John Berger

selected essays

by John Berger

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Published by Bloomsbury in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Geoff Dyer.
ContributionsDyer, Geoff.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 588 p. ;
Number of Pages588
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22464466M
ISBN 100747554196


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