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Portrait of the damned

Richard McKaye

Portrait of the damned

by Richard McKaye

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Screenwriters -- Fiction,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses -- Fiction,
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard McKaye.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. ;
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22929460M
    OCLC/WorldCa33891458

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