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The monkey"s wrench

  • 171 Pages
  • 1.95 MB
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  • English
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Summit Books , New York
StatementPrimo Levi ; translated from the Italian by William Weaver.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ4872.E8 C4813 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination171 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2712943M
ISBN 100671622145
LC Control Number86005803
OCLC/WorldCa13396373

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Primo Levi's most light-hearted novel, The Monkey's Wrench is a tribute to storytelling, human ingenuity, and the importance of finding meaningful work in life.