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The talking woman

The talking woman

monologues

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monologues.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby May Isabel Fisk.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/5365 (P)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv, 168 p., [16] leaves of plates
    Number of Pages168
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2176073M
    LC Control Number88953415


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