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Published by Middle Atlantic Press in Moorestown, NJ .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Jersey.

Subjects:

  • Tales -- New Jersey,
  • Devil

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Geoffrey Girard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGR110.N2 G57 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3298804M
ISBN 100975441922
LC Control Number2004025966
OCLC/WorldCa56904280

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