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The sound of the mountain.

by Kawabata, Yasunari

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Japan -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Yama no oto (romanized form)

      StatementTranslated from the Japanese by Edward M. [i.e. G.] Seidensticker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.K1775 So, PL832.A9 So
      The Physical Object
      Pagination276 p.
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4573844M
      LC Control Number77098666

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