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The fall of valor

Charles Jackson

The fall of valor

a novel

by Charles Jackson

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Published by Arbor House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Rinehart, 1946.

Statementby Charles Jackson ; introduction by Felice Picano.
SeriesThe Arbor House library of contemporary Americana
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3519.A323 F3 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2723763M
ISBN 100877958343
LC Control Number86017379
OCLC/WorldCa13859954

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