The dutiful daughter by Vanessa Gray

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Published by New American Library in New York .

Written in English

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StatementVanessa Gray
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 797 vol. 6
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
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Open LibraryOL24509641M
LC Control Number97822055
OCLC/WorldCa6190793

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