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spirit and the flesh a novel inspired by the life of Isadora Duncan. by David Weiss

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Published by Heinemann .
Written in English


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Originally published Doubleday,1959.

The Physical Object
Pagination468p.,23cm
Number of Pages468
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20895458M

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