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Published by Bantam Press in London, Toronto .
Written in English


  • Crisp, Quentin.,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Gay men -- England -- Biography.,
  • Gay men -- England -- London -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Paul Bailey.
ContributionsBailey, Paul, 1937-, Crisp, Quentin.
LC ClassificationsPR6005.R65 Z87 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination251 p. :
Number of Pages251
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22426733M
ISBN 100593046773

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