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Published by Dramatists Play Service in New York .
Written in English


  • Drama,
  • Sculptors,
  • Persephone (Greek deity),
  • Demeter (Greek deity),
  • Renaissance Sculpture

Book details:

Edition Notes

A play for 2 men and 2 women.

Other titlesSlow time
Statementby Noah Haidle
LC ClassificationsPS3608.A52 P47 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination70 p. ;
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25269767M
ISBN 100822223740
ISBN 109780822223740
LC Control Number2011535153

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