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So we read on How The Great Gatsby came to be and why it endures

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York, USA .
Written in English

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25647194M
ISBN 100316230073
ISBN 109780316230070

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