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Published by M. Cavendish in New York .
Written in English

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  • Authors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
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  • About the Edition

    Presents brief biographies of twenty major figures in modern literature.

    Edition Notes

    Other titles20 names in modern literature.
    StatementEdwina Connor ; illustrated by Chris Rothero.
    SeriesTwenty names
    ContributionsRothero, Christopher, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN452 .C595 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2044141M
    ISBN 100863079644
    LC Control Number88021044
    OCLC/WorldCa18257941

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