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The trials of Maria Barbella

the true story of a 19th century crime of passion

by Idanna Pucci

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Barbella, Maria.,
    • Brazzà, Countess di, b. 1862.,
    • Crimes of passion -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.,
    • Murder -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.,
    • Trials (Murder) -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.,
    • Capital punishment -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century -- Case studies.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Four Wall Eight Windows, 1996.

      StatementIdanna Pucci ; translated by Stefania Fumo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV6053 .P8313 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 296 p. :
      Number of Pages296
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL989949M
      ISBN 100679776044
      LC Control Number96028269
      OCLC/WorldCa35055547


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