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On account of conspicuous women by Dawn Shamp

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Young women -- Fiction.,
  • Female friendship -- Fiction.,
  • Suffragists -- Fiction.,
  • Virginia -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

StatementDawn Shamp.
LC ClassificationsPS3619.H3543 O6 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination306 p. ;
Number of Pages306
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18632536M
ISBN 100312379978
ISBN 109780312379971
LC Control Number2008005775

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