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    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.70

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    New York Review Books 2011; US$ 16.95

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    Infobase Publishing 2003; US$ 54.00

    An avid critic an translator, Marcel Proust is best remembered as author of the novel "The Remembrance of Things Past. more...

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    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 30.00

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    OUP Oxford 1998; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

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  • Shadowby Marcia Brown; Marcia Brown; The French of Blaise Cendrars; Marcia Brown

    Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011; US$ 7.99

    Shadow lives in the forest... It goes forth at night to prowl around the fires. It even likes to mingle with the dancers... Shadow... It waves with the grasses, curls up at the foot of trees... But in the African experience Shadow is much more. The village storytellers and shamans of an Africa that is passing into memory called forth for... more...

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    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 158.00

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    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1987; US$ 113.00

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    Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 55.00

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