Devil's Paintbrush
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Trafford Publishing, 2013.
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K. L. Arthur., & K. L. Arthur|AUTHOR. (2013). Devil's Paintbrush. Trafford Publishing.

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K. L. Arthur and K. L. Arthur|AUTHOR. 2013. Devil's Paintbrush. Trafford Publishing.

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K. L. Arthur, and K. L. Arthur|AUTHOR. Devil's Paintbrush. Trafford Publishing, 2013. Web.

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