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The passing of a profit and other forgotten stories

H. L. Mencken

The passing of a profit and other forgotten stories

by H. L. Mencken

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Published by Forgotten Stories Press in San Francisco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby H.L. Mencken ; edited by Douglas Olson
ContributionsOlson, Douglas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 P37 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25046401M
ISBN 109781935965077, 9781935965084
LC Control Number2011036612

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