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The lost language of cranes

by David Leavitt

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House 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 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination319 p. ;
      Number of Pages319
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2740445M
      ISBN 100394538730
      LC Control Number86045277

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