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Tropic of Cancer

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Published by Obelisk Press in Paris .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Americans -- France -- Fiction.,
  • Bohemianism -- Fiction.,
  • Sex customs -- Fiction.,
  • Authorship -- Fiction.,
  • Paris (France) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenry Miller ; preface by Anaïs Nin.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsNin, Anaïs, 1903-1977.
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Pagination305 p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18475478M


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Now hailed as an American classic, Tropic of Cancer, Henry Miller’s masterpiece, was banned as obscene in this country for twenty-seven years after its first publication in Paris in Only a historic court ruling that changed American censorship standards, ushering in a new era of freedom and frankness in modern literature, permitted the publication of this first volume of Miller’s /5(83).

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