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Remembrance of Things Past

The Captive, The Fugitive & Time Regained

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The third and final volume includes THE CAPTIVE, THE FUGITIVE, and TIME REGAINED.
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The third and final volume includes THE CAPTIVE, THE FUGITIVE, and TIME REGAINED.
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Paperback (1152 pages)
Published: August 12, 1982
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9780394711843
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