W. Jack Savage, "A Shill Majesty," Issue Fourteen.

W. Jack Savage, "A Shill Majesty," Issue Fourteen.

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*Adam Day, "Model of a City in Civil War" (Sarabande Books, 2016). 

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*Jennifer Givhan, "Protection Spell" (University of Arkansas Press, 2017). 

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