Hearst saga

the way it really was
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J.F. Dunlap , [Medford, Or.]
Hearst, William Randolph, 1863-1951 -- Family., Hearst family., Hearst, George, 1820-1891., Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919., Davies, Marion, 1897-1961., Publishers and publishing -- United States -- Biography., Newspaper publishing -- United States -- Biogr

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StatementJohn F. Dunlap.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.H4 D79 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 923 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3707974M
ISBN 100972016112, 0972016104
LC Control Number2003282240
OCLC/WorldCa51822378

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With them, Hearst robbed a San Francisco bank and helped to construct makeshift bombs, after which her trial became a national spectacle that still fascinates the public.

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