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Darrow, a biography

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Published by Crowell in New York .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Darrow, Clarence, 1857-1938,
  • Lawyers -- United States -- Biography

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Edition Notes

StatementKevin Tierney.
LC ClassificationsKF373.D35 T53
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 490 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages490
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4716748M
ISBN 100690014082
LC Control Number78003319

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