San Francisco beat art in Norway by Frida Forsgren

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Published by Forlaget Press in Oslo .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American Art,
  • Art collections,
  • San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Beat generation

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Book details

StatementFrida Forsgren ; translated by Melissa Gjellstad
Classifications
LC ClassificationsND212 .F565 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25176486M
ISBN 109788275472999
LC Control Number2010476037

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