2 edition of Spokesmen: modern writers and American life found in the catalog.
Spokesmen: modern writers and American life
T. K. Whipple
|Statement||by T. K. Whipple.|
|LC Classifications||PS221 .W5|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v,  p., 1 l., 276,  p.|
|Number of Pages||276|
|LC Control Number||28013012|
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