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3 edition of Storyville. found in the catalog.

Storyville.

Lois Battle

Storyville.

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination435p.
Number of Pages435
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17526814M
ISBN 100340589604
OCLC/WorldCa30073029

Storyville comes to lurid life under Battle's pen, as do the day's sexual double-standards. And, as usual, Battle's prose goes down as smoothly as a well-made Old-Fashioned. But there's a rub, because the main character, Julia, isn't consistently sympathetic, nor is the groundwork laid for her lionization as a feminist decades after her : Lois Battle.


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