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list of five hundred books by Scandinavians and about Scandinavia

American-Scandinavian Foundation.

list of five hundred books by Scandinavians and about Scandinavia

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scandinavia
    • Subjects:
    • Scandinavian literature -- Bibliography.,
    • Scandinavian literature -- Translations into English -- Bibliography.,
    • Scandinavia -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Classified.

      Statementselected by the American-Scandinavian Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ2551 .A52 1938
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6381887M
      LC Control Number39001726
      OCLC/WorldCa3954658


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The books are related to the countries in various ways – are set there, reflect the local culture or are by notable authors from there. Books shelved as scandinavian-fiction: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Kic.

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