Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-254).
|Statement||Betty Page Dabney.|
|LC Classifications||CT781 .D33 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||254 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||254|
|LC Control Number||94138916|
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