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Published by Corgi in London .
Written in English


  • Fiction in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published: London; Macdonald and Co., 1968.

Statement(by) Catherine Cookson.
The Physical Object
Pagination318p. ;
Number of Pages318
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22109547M
ISBN 100552082961

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