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8 edition of American Fuji found in the catalog.

American Fuji

a novel

by Sara Backer

  • 30 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Japan -- Fiction,
    • Women sales personnel -- Fiction,
    • Funeral consultants -- Fiction,
    • Culture conflict -- Fiction,
    • Japan -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSara Backer.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.A259 A44 2001
      The Physical Object
      Pagination373 p. ;
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6791909M
      ISBN 100399146911
      LC Control Number00056146
      OCLC/WorldCa44541798


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