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The gilded age

Mark Twain

The gilded age

a tale of today

by Mark Twain

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York and London .
Written in English

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Statementby Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner.
ContributionsWarner, Charles Dudley, 1829-1900
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22150044M

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