|Statement||written and designed by Judith Martin ; music by Donald Ashwander.|
|Contributions||Ashwander, Donald., Paper Bag Players.|
|LC Classifications||PS3563.A72445 R4 1985|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||61 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||61|
|LC Control Number||88110418|
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