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Picked-up pieces.

John Updike

Picked-up pieces.

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Published by distributed by Random House, 1976 [c1975] in New York, Knopf .
Written in English


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SCAR copy has imprint: London, A. Deutsch.

The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 519, xxiii p. ;
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21014789M


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This collection (more predominantly than his Assorted Prose—) consists primarily of. Picked-Up Pieces is a glittering treasury for every reader who likes life, books, wit—and John Updike.

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