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Father in modern story

  • 336 Pages
  • 3.27 MB
  • English
The Century co. , New York, London
Fathers -- Fiction., Short sto
Statementedited by Maud Van Buren and Katharine Isabel Bemis.
ContributionsBemis, Katharine Isabel, joint ed.
LC ClassificationsPZ1.V276 Fat
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 336 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6731749M
LC Control Number29018336

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