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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922,
  • Albaret, Celeste,
  • Novelists, French -- 20th century -- Biography,
  • Domestics -- France -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCéleste Albaret ; as told to Georges Belmont ; translated from the French by Barbara Bray ; foreword by André Aciman.
GenreBiography.
SeriesNew York Review Books classics
ContributionsBelmont, Georges.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ2631.R63 Z461613 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 387 p. :
Number of Pages387
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3677616M
ISBN 101590170598
LC Control Number2003017246

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