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Maggie, a girl of the streets.

Stephen Crane

Maggie, a girl of the streets.

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Published by D. Appleton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Slums -- Fiction,
    • Poor women -- Fiction,
    • Prostitutes -- Fiction,
    • Poor families -- Fiction,
    • Suicide victims -- Fiction,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS1449.C85 M3 1896
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 158 p.
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6973966M
      LC Control Number06030866
      OCLC/WorldCa271259

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Maggie: A Girl of the Streets Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Poor families -- Fiction Subject: Poor women -- Maggie Subject: Prostitutes -- Fiction Subject: Suicide victims -- Fiction Subject: Slums.

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