Wasp, Where Is Thy Sting?

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Stein and Day, Jan 1, 1977 - United States - 214 pages

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A read that draws you no matter what your ethnic background. Minor drawbacks are that Miss King seems to focus on the East Coast verus the bulk of the country. However, even with this limited scope ... Read full review

Contents

Authors Note
9
Introduction
13
High and LowWaspsrHeres the Church Heres the Steeple
16
Copyright

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