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Summer meditations

VaМЃclav Havel

Summer meditations

by VaМЃclav Havel

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Czechoslovakia
    • Subjects:
    • Havel, Václav.,
    • Political ethics.,
    • Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1989-1992.

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of: Letní přemítání.

      StatementVáclav Havel ; translated from the Czech by Paul Wilson.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDB2241.H38 A5 1992b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 151 p. ;
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1568861M
      ISBN 100679414622
      LC Control Number91058931

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