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historical guide to Edith Wharton

James Tyler Kent

historical guide to Edith Wharton

by James Tyler Kent

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Carol J. Singley.
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LC ClassificationsPS
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 302 p. :
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22524376M
ISBN 100195135911


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