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Published by Overlook Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.)

Subjects:

  • Hotels -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLudwig Bemelmans ; introduction by Anthony Bourdain.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3503.E475 H59 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3308181M
ISBN 101585675016
LC Control Number2004054743
OCLC/WorldCa55878042

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