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A Connecticut Yankee.

A Connecticut Yankee.

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ContributionsLaurence, Paula., Capalbo, Carmen., Fields, Herbert, 1897-1958., Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943., Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979., Twain, Mark, 1835-1910., Richard L. Coe Theater Programs Collection (Library of Congress), Westhampton Playhouse (Organization : Westhampton, N.Y.)
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LC ClassificationsPN2093 .C64 1995 no. C162
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Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL23400711M
LC Control Number2009657003


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