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A bigamist"s daughter

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Published by PICADOR, Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fathers and daughters,
  • Vanity presses,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Women editors,
  • Authors and publishers,
  • FICTION / Literary,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlice McDermott
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3563.C355 B5 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25109707M
    ISBN 109780312573492
    LC Control Number2011044817

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