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Libby Holman body and soul by Hamilton Darby Perry

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English



  • North Carolina,
  • Winston-Salem.,
  • North Carolina.


  • Holman, Libby,
  • Reynolds, Zachary Smith, 1911-1932,
  • Murder -- North Carolina -- Winston-Salem,
  • Criminal justice, Administration of -- North Carolina

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementHamilton Darby Perry.
LC ClassificationsHV6534.W65 P47 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 300 p., [24] p. of plates :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3171356M
ISBN 100316700142
LC Control Number83013545

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