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Published in New York, Scribner [1963] .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSwan song, The silver spoon, The white monkey
SeriesHis The Forsyte chronicles
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 889 p. port. ;
Number of Pages889
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26562225M

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