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4 edition of Butterfield 8 found in the catalog.

Butterfield 8

John O"Hara

Butterfield 8

a novel

by John O"Hara

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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John O"Hara
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p.
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16324213M
LC Control Number57011400

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