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Roger"s version

John Updike

Roger"s version

by John Updike

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First English edition: London: Deutsch, 1986.

StatementJohn Updike.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16404441M
ISBN 100140103147

Hardcover. First trade edition. Touch of sunning at the crown, else fine in moderately spine-sunned else near fine dustwrapper. Warmly Inscribed by Updike to his close friend and fellow author Nicholas Delbanco and his wife: For Nick & Ellen Here in D.C. in our formal duds. Love, John. Item # Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Roger's Version by John Updike (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

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