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The savage god

a study of suicide

by Alvarez, A.

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Suicide,
  • Suicide in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby A. Alvarez.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6545 .A55 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 299 p.
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5699938M
    ISBN 100394474511
    LC Control Number70117703

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