The Shape of Things to Come

Prophecy and the American Voice by Greil Marcus

Publisher: Picador

Written in English
Cover of: The Shape of Things to Come | Greil Marcus
Published: Pages: 336 Downloads: 163
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Subjects:

  • United States - General,
  • Social Science / Popular Culture,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Sociology
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9826876M
ISBN 100312426429
ISBN 109780312426422

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