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Travels with Lizbeth

Lars Eighner

Travels with Lizbeth

by Lars Eighner

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Published by Bloomsbury Publishing in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLars Eighner.
The Physical Object
Pagination270p. ;
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22083831M
ISBN 100747517649
OCLC/WorldCa32131929

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Selected by the New York Times as one of the 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years 4/5. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Travels with Lizbeth by Lars Eighner; 6 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Homeless persons, Biography, Homelessness, Eighner, Lars., Homeless persons -- United States -- Biography., Homelessness -- United States.

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