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Ladies from the sea

a play in three acts

by A. D. Hope

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Published by Melbourne University Press, International Specialized Book Services [distributor] in Carlton, Vic, Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Odysseus (Greek mythology) -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementA.D. Hope.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.H65 L27 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2131799M
    ISBN 100522843573
    LC Control Number88196111


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