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Christina Stead

R. G. Geering

Christina Stead

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Published by Twayne Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stead, Christina, -- 1902-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 171-177.

    Statementby R. G. Geering.
    SeriesTwayne"s world authors series -- TWAS 95.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination181 p. ;
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23743538M

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About The Man Who Loved Children. The Man Who Loved Children, an acclaimed twentieth-century classic, is an unforgettable portrait of a magnificently dysfunctional family.

The Pollits—Sam and Henny and their swarming household of children and animals—inhabit an America wracked by the Great Depression, but are even more deeply embedded in a world of their own making.

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