TITLE

The Robber Bridegroom

AUTHOR(S)
Bishop, John Peale
PUB. DATE
November 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;11/16/42, Vol. 107 Issue 20, p646
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Reviews the book "The Robber Bridegroom," by Eudora Welty.
ACCESSION #
14883254

 

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