Cover: Tragic Ways of Killing a Woman, from Harvard University PressCover: Tragic Ways of Killing a Woman in PAPERBACK

Tragic Ways of Killing a Woman

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PAPERBACK

$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674902268

Publication Date: 10/01/1991

Short

114 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Rope and the Sword
  • 2. The Pure Blood of Virgins
  • 3. Regions of the Body
  • Notes
  • Cast of Characters
  • Index

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