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Being there.

Jerzy N. Kosinski

Being there.

by Jerzy N. Kosinski

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Published by Bantam Books in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1971.

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Open LibraryOL21524459M
ISBN 100553279300

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An excellent and unique book. Dan Lloyd. Department of Philosophy, Trinity College. Being There by Jersy Kosinski, London, Black Swan, – 9 September Chapter 1 It was Sunday.

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