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The final confession of Mabel Stark

a novel

by Robert Hough

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Published by Atlantic Monthly Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stark, Mabel -- Fiction.,
  • Women animal trainers -- Fiction.,
  • Women circus performers -- Fiction.,
  • Circus -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Hough.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9199.4.H66 F5 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination430 p. :
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3565512M
    ISBN 100871138700
    LC Control Number2002038415

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