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The Grandissimes.

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Orleans (La.)
    • Subjects:
    • Culture conflict -- Fiction,
    • Vendetta -- Fiction,
    • Creoles -- Fiction,
    • New Orleans (La.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith illus. by Albert Herter.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1244 .G6 1899
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 491 p.
      Number of Pages491
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL529719M
      LC Control Number99005045
      OCLC/WorldCa4653396


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