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Mark Twain and medicine

K. Patrick Ober

Mark Twain and medicine

any mummery will cure

by K. Patrick Ober

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Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia, MO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementK. Patrick Ober.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8000
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 362 p. :
Number of Pages362
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22557433M
ISBN 100826215025

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