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Whores for Gloria

A Novel (Contemporary American Fiction)

by William T. Vollmann

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7350762M
ISBN 100140231579
ISBN 109780140231571


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Whores for Gloria 13 Stories and 13 Epitaphs is a book of short stories written by William T. Vollmann first published in the UK in The stories, which are both fictional and semi-autobiographical, traverse a wide range of themes and are punctuated by short mediations on : William T Vollmann.

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