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Women and baseball

Olive White Fortenbacher

Women and baseball

an original monologue

by Olive White Fortenbacher

  • 81 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Walter H. Baker Company in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Olive White Fortenbacher.
SeriesBaker"s manuscript readings
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4305.M6 F734
The Physical Object
Pagination11 p.
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL243498M
LC Control Numberca 34000415
OCLC/WorldCa5318665


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