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The last bohemia

Robert Anasi

The last bohemia

scenes from the life of Williamsburg, Brooklyn

by Robert Anasi

  • 150 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • City and town life,
  • Description and travel,
  • Bohemianism,
  • Social conditions,
  • Travel,
  • Social change

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Anasi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF129.W75 A53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25151090M
    ISBN 109780374533311
    LC Control Number2011051267

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