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Published by Magna in Long Preston .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Judy Piatkus, 1991.

Statementby Virginia Coffman.
The Physical Object
Pagination(300)p. ;
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22332457M
ISBN 10075050515X

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