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Simone de Beauvoir a life, a love story by Claude Francis

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



  • France


  • Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-,
  • Women authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Feminists -- France -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementClaude Francis, Fernande Gontier ; translated from the French by Lisa Nesselson.
ContributionsGontier, Fernande.
LC ClassificationsPQ2603.E362 Z68313 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 412 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2733646M
ISBN 100312001894
LC Control Number86027908

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