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The Yankee girl

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

The last volume of the author"s trilogy, continuing Jewel of the seas and The Crystal Star.

StatementEllen Argo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3551.R417 Y3 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination356 p. ;
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4099984M
ISBN 100399125280
LC Control Number80014388
OCLC/WorldCa6250825


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