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Pinkerton"s sister

by Pete Rushforth

  • 173 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in Orlando, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Young women -- Fiction,
    • Mental illness -- Fiction,
    • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction,
    • Characters and characteristics in literature -- Fiction,
    • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Rushforth.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesA Harvest book
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6068.U76 P56 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3415423M
      ISBN 100156031868
      ISBN 109780156031868
      LC Control Number2005031618
      OCLC/WorldCa62281756

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