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The silent angel by Heinrich Böll

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Published by Picador USA in New York .
Written in English



  • Cologne (Germany)


  • Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Fiction,
  • Cologne (Germany) -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementHeinrich Böll ; translated by Breon Mitchell.
ContributionsMitchell, Breon.
LC ClassificationsPT2603.O394 E5413 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL784090M
ISBN 100312131712
LC Control Number95016219

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