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The black opera

a novel of opera, volcanoes, and the mind of God

by Mary Gentle

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Night Shade Books in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Opera,
  • Fiction,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMary Gentle
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6057.E525 B52 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination515 pages ;
    Number of Pages515
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26454130M
    ISBN 101597802190
    ISBN 109781597802192
    OCLC/WorldCa769472706

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      The Complete Opera Book The Stories of the Operas, together with of the Leading Airs and Motives in Musical Notation Language: English: LoC Class: MT: Music: Musical instruction and study, Composition: Subject: Operas -- Stories, plots, etc. Category: Text: EBook-No. Release Date: Cited by: 4. 6 Black Opera Singers Who Changed the Game February is the month of many things; scrambling to find a decent gift for your significant other for Valentine's Day, praising the heavens for that three-day weekend for Presidents' Day and — of course — Black History Month.


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