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A necessary woman

by Helen Van Slyke

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHelen Van Slyke.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.V2777 Ne, PS3572.A54 Ne
The Physical Object
Pagination425 p. ;
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4746101M
ISBN 100385127774
LC Control Number78062606
OCLC/WorldCa4549519

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