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The pleasure of my company

a novel

by Steve Martin

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Hyperion in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    send to Haddon 10/26/2003

    StatementSteve Martin.
    GenreFiction
    The Physical Object
    Pagination163 p. ;
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23271225M
    ISBN 100786869216
    LC Control Number2003049954


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