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Queens of France

Thornton Wilder

Queens of France

a satiric comedy in one act

by Thornton Wilder

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Published by S. French in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thornton Wilder.
SeriesPlay file
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17699435M


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Think of it as the 'color commentary' that would go along with a standard biography. I read it simultaneously with "The Lives of the Kings and Queens of France" by Duc de Castries and thoroughly enjoyed the added dimension this book brought to the experience. A great collector's item, by: 1.

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