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Englishman"s daughter

Evans, Peter

Englishman"s daughter

by Evans, Peter

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPeter Evans.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6055.V218 E9 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3496480M
ISBN 100394530365
LC Control Number82016532

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