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lost language of cranes

a novel

by David Leavitt

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Coming out (Sexual orientation) -- Fiction,
    • Real estate development -- Fiction,
    • Parent and adult child -- Fiction,
    • Sexual orientation -- Fiction,
    • Fathers and sons -- Fiction,
    • Closeted gays -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Gay men -- Fiction,
    • Manhattan (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDavid Leavitt.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.E2618 L6 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3306622M
      ISBN 101582345732
      LC Control Number2004051350


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