Heathen days, 1890-1936

by H. L. Mencken

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore

Written in English
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  • Mencken, H. L. 1880-1956.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1943.

StatementH.L. Mencken.
SeriesMaryland paperback bookshelf
LC ClassificationsPS3525.E43 Z466 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 299 p. :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL815493M
ISBN 100801853397
LC Control Number95053071

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