mandrake root by Martha Ostenso

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Published by Dodd, Mead in New York .

Written in English

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StatementMartha Ostenso.
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.O848 Man, PS3529.S67 Man
The Physical Object
Pagination304 p. ;
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6378068M
LC Control Number38031826
OCLC/WorldCa4389938

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