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Published by University of Hawaiì Press in Honolulu .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementIzumi Kyōka ; translated by Charles Shirō Inouye.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL809.Z9
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. ;
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22236771M
ISBN 100824817370, 0824817893

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