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The bomb and the general

by Umberto Eco

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego .
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  • War -- Fiction.

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    A bad general who wishes to start a war with atom bombs is foiled and reduced to the humiliating status of doorman, an occupation in which he can use his uniform with all the braid.

    Edition Notes

    StatementUmberto Eco & Eugenio Carmi ; translated by William Weaver.
    ContributionsCarmi, Eugenio, 1920- ill., Juvenile Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.E2116 Bo 1989
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[39] p. :
    Number of Pages39
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2044278M
    ISBN 100152097007
    LC Control Number88021193

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