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Our young man

Edmund White

Our young man

a novel

by Edmund White

  • 189 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay culture,
  • Male models,
  • Gay men,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmund White
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3573.H463 O97 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination282 pages
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27204436M
    ISBN 101620409968
    ISBN 109781620409961
    LC Control Number2016013032
    OCLC/WorldCa945414796


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