Books: Black Oxen*

Society, Sophisticates, and a Highly Modernized Fountain of Youth

THE STORY.—The stir caused by Countess Zattiany's mysterious appearance in New York was not due wholly to her phenomenal beauty. It was also because no one seemed to know anything about who she was, aside from the fact that she was probably not who she said she was. Above all, it was due to her resemblance to beautiful Mary Ogden, also a Countess Zattiany, who must now be at least old enough to be this woman's mother.

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