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floating city on the water: a novel

by Son, Chang-sun

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Published by Homa Sekey Books in Dumont, N.J .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translations of: Mul wi e ttŏ innŭn tosi.

StatementJang-Soon Sohn ; Translated by Jin-Young Choi.
ContributionsChoi, Jin-young.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL992.77.C45 M8513 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3294343M
ISBN 101931907188, 1931907188
LC Control Number2004015175

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