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Totally, tenderly, tragically essays and criticism from a lifelong love affair with the movies by Phillip Lopate

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Published by Anchor Books/Doubleday in New York .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPhillip Lopate.
LC ClassificationsPN1995 .L627 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 384 p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL347695M
ISBN 100385492502
LC Control Number98006829

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