United States Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1911 - United States
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review


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