The Understudy: A Novel

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Of the twenty-three officers and 480 men who had assembled that morning, fourteen officers and 311 men were now casualties. Their casualties were low because in the capital they were the defending force. The modern dialects are varieties spoken in urban areas. Eight of the first ten American presidents and more than that proportion of the 42 presidents, as well as the majority of sitting congressmen and congresswomen, are descended from English ancestors.

Pages: 368

Publisher: Villard; Reprint edition (January 30, 2007)

ISBN: 0812971418

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