The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel
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Published
HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.
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eBook
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English
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9780062294425
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Mitch Albom., & Mitch Albom|AUTHOR. (2015). The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel . HarperCollins Publishers.

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Mitch Albom and Mitch Albom|AUTHOR. 2015. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel. HarperCollins Publishers.

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Mitch Albom and Mitch Albom|AUTHOR. The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto: A Novel HarperCollins Publishers, 2015.

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