The ponder heart
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The ponder heart a new comedy by Joseph A. Fields

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Based on the novel by Eudora Welty, published under the same title.

Statementby Joseph Fields & Jerome Chodorov.
SeriesA Random House play
ContributionsChodorov, Jerome, joint author.
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E6 P74
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6200180M
LC Control Number56009190

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