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The Persian boy.

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Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Alexander, the Great, 356-323 B.C. -- Fiction,
    • Kings and rulers -- Fiction,
    • Generals -- Fiction,
    • Eunuchs -- Fiction,
    • Greece -- History -- Macedonian expansion, 359-323 B.C. -- Fiction

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.R2913 Pe, PR6035.E55 Pe
      The Physical Object
      Pagination419 p.
      Number of Pages419
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5284685M
      ISBN 100394481917
      LC Control Number72003407
      OCLC/WorldCa369921


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