8 edition of A medal of distinction found in the catalog.
Translation of: Hjartað í bordið.
|Statement||Agnar Thordarson : translated from the Icelandic and with an introduction by Robert Cook.|
|Series||The Library of Nordic literature ;, v. 3|
|LC Classifications||PT7511.A4 H5813 1984|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 167 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||167|
|LC Control Number||84004601|
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