Indian medicine shows two one-act plays by Daniel David Moses

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Published by Exile Editions in Toronto .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New Mexico

Subjects:

  • Frontier and pioneer life -- New Mexico -- Drama,
  • Indians of North America -- New Mexico -- Drama,
  • Medicine shows -- New Mexico -- Drama

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Book details

StatementDaniel David Moses.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.M658 I53 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL461099M
ISBN 101550960369
LC Control Number98179614

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