Horseneck: The Meaning of Ordeal

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B. K. Smith., & B. K. Smith|AUTHOR. (2016). Horseneck: The Meaning of Ordeal .

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B. K. Smith and B. K. Smith|AUTHOR. Horseneck: The Meaning of Ordeal, 2016.

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