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The Model Millionaire

AuthorOscar Wilde

NarratorT P Mckenna

Duration14m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Short Stories

PublisherCSA Word

VersionUnabridged

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Worthy but penniless Hughey Erskine is horrified by his painter friend's heartless attitude to the tramp posing for a portrait. Hughey gives the tramp money, only to learn there has been a mixup which may set Hughey back further from marrying his adoring fianc‚e.

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