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2 edition of Butterfield 8. found in the catalog.

Butterfield 8.

John O"Hara

Butterfield 8.

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Published by Cresset Press in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination268 p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16706110M

In her mink swiped from the closet of the wife of a client who insulted her by leaving cash, call-girl-in-denial Gloria (Elizabeth Taylor) drops in on musician and childhood pal Steve (Taylor's then-husband Eddie Fisher), in BUtterfield 8, , from the novel by John O'Hara.


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