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Spokesong

Stewart Parker

Spokesong

or, The common wheel : Act 2

by Stewart Parker

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Published by Hansom Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

In: Plays and players, January 1977, Vol.24, No.4.

Statementby Stewart Parker.
SeriesPlaysand players -- 279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19244006M

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