Malcolm Lowry"s major prose fiction.
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Published in [Knoxville, Tenn.] .
Written in English


  • Lowry, Malcolm, -- 1909-1957 -- Criticism and interpretation

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Edition Notes

Abstracted in Dissertation abstracts international, v. 33 (1973) no. 11, p. 6348-A. Vita. University Microfilms order no. 73-12396. Thesis - The University of Tennessee, 1972. Bibliography: leaves 187-191. Microfilm of typescript. Ann Arbor [Mich.]: University Microfilms, 1973. - 1 reel.

The Physical Object
Paginationix, 192 leaves.
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18809987M

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