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American Gothic A Life of America"s Most Famous Painting by Steven Biel

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


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Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7454323M
ISBN 100393328554
ISBN 109780393328554
OCLC/WorldCa70845233

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