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Democracy An American Novel

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Published by BookSurge Classics .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction / Classics,
  • Henry Adams

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12435107M
    ISBN 101594561028
    ISBN 109781594561023


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