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A strange eventful history

Holroyd, Michael.

A strange eventful history

the dramatic lives of two remarkable families

by Holroyd, Michael.

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terry, Ellen, -- Dame, -- 1847-1928,
  • Irving, Henry, -- Sir, -- 1838-1905,
  • Actresses -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Actors -- Great Britain -- Biography,
  • Theatrical managers -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMichael Holroyd.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2598.T4 H65 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22691109M
    ISBN 100374270805
    ISBN 109780374270803
    LC Control Number2008048330

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