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Living American plays.

Felix Sper

Living American plays.

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Published by Globe Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American drama -- 20th century.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS634 .S67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination454 p.
    Number of Pages454
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6158570M
    LC Control Number54013377
    OCLC/WorldCa2292828

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