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The tinker"s girl

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previously published, 1994.

StatementCatherine Cookson.
SeriesThe Windsor selection
The Physical Object
Pagination384p. ;
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18869626M
ISBN 100745178790

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