The mayor of Casterbridge
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New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, c2004.
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Desc:
xxxiv, 318 pages : map ; 21 cm.
Status:
Southside
Fiction Hardy, T
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General Note
Originally published in book form in 1886.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-318).
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hardy, T., & Lopate, P. (2004). The mayor of Casterbridge. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 and Phillip Lopate. 2004. The Mayor of Casterbridge. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 and Phillip Lopate, The Mayor of Casterbridge. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hardy, Thomas, and Phillip Lopate. The Mayor of Casterbridge. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004. Print.

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