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Serenade to the hangman

Dekobra, Maurice

Serenade to the hangman

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Published by Payson & Clarke ltd. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maurice Dekobra, translated from Serenade au bourreau, by Neal Wainwright.
ContributionsWainwright, Neal, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.D3689 Se
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., 272 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6733946M
LC Control Number29022799
OCLC/WorldCa499782


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