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I want to be alone

Barry Stone

I want to be alone

solitary lives : salvation seekers, celebrity recluses, hermit poets and survivalists from the Buddha to Greta Garbo

by Barry Stone

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Published by Pier 9 in Millers Point, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities,
  • Recluses,
  • Ascetics,
  • Hermits

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarry Stone
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX2845 .S76 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24826408M
    ISBN 109781741965216
    LC Control Number2010674097


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