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singular Mark Twain

Fred Kaplan

singular Mark Twain

a biography

by Fred Kaplan

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Published by Doubleday in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementFred Kaplan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 726 p. :
Number of Pages726
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22557271M
ISBN 100385477155


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