Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) by Stacy Schiff

Cover of: Vera (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) | Stacy Schiff

Published by Modern Library in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Russia

Subjects:

  • Nabokova, Vera,
  • Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977 -- Relations with women,
  • Authors" spouses -- Russia -- Biography,
  • Authors, Russian -- 20th century -- Biography

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesMrs. Vladimir Nabokov
StatementStacy Schiff.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3476.N3 Z8626 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 456 p. :
Number of Pages456
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL45421M
LC Control Number99042413

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