Midnight dreary the mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe by John Evangelist Walsh

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Published by St. Martin"s Minotaur in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Death and burial,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, American -- 19th century -- Death

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-194) and index.

Book details

StatementJohn Evangelist Walsh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2631 .W28 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 199 p. :
Number of Pages199
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6780118M
ISBN 100312227329
LC Control Number00025571

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