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American 1920"s

Elizabeth Stevenson

American 1920"s

Babbitts and Bohemians

by Elizabeth Stevenson

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Published by Collier Macmillan, Collier Books in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- 1919-1933.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBabbits and Bohemians.
    StatementElizabeth Stevenson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE"784"S7"1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 300 p.
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19674189M

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