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The thief"s journal

Jean Genet

The thief"s journal

by Jean Genet

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published in Great Britain, Anthony Blond, 1965.

Statementtranslated from the French by Bernard Frechtman.
SeriesPenguin modern classics
The Physical Object
Pagination224p.,19cm
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19380887M

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The book thief arrived perhaps thirty seconds later. Years had passed, but I recognized her. She was panting. From the toolbox, the boy took out, of all things, a teddy bear. He reached in through the torn windshield and placed it on the pilot’s chest. The smiling bear sat huddledFile Size: 2MB. The thief's journal. [Jean Genet] -- French playwright Genet creates a self-portrait in an account reflecting his life and radical ideas about society. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

  Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Genet ioned: ble. ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: Translation of: Journal du voleur. Notes: Originally published: London: Blond,


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