5 edition of The man who is France found in the catalog.
The man who is France
Stanley Frederick Clark
|LC Classifications||DC373.G3 C55|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||240|
|LC Control Number||60009656|
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During the reign of King Louis XIV, an enigmatic man spent several decades confined to the Bastille and other French prisons. No one knew his identity or why he was in jail. Even stranger, no one. And it was a man determined to make the most of his second chance who hit upon the novel idea of crossing the colour line.
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