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birds : a modern adaptation : a comedy

Don Zolidis

birds : a modern adaptation : a comedy

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Published by Playscripts in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Don Zolidis ; based on the original play by Aristophanes.
ContributionsAristophanes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 2008/43098 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16917125M
LC Control Number2008540892


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