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Laura Keene a biography by Ben Graf Henneke

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Published by Council Oak Books in Tulsa, Okla .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Keene, Laura, 1826-1873.,
  • Actors -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Theatrical producers and directors -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [297]-309) and index.

Statementby Ben Graf Henneke.
LC ClassificationsPN2287.K5 H46 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1896467M
ISBN 100933031319
LC Control Number90081816

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