Arcadia by Tom Stoppard

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Published by Faber and Faber in New York, NY .

Written in English

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StatementTom Stoppard.
LC ClassificationsPR6069.T6 A84 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p. ;
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23053440M
ISBN 100571169341
ISBN 109780571169344
LC Control Number2008931949

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