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The summer of a dormouse. by Monica Stirling

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Published by Harcourt, Brace & World in New York .
Written in English


Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.S8625 Sm2, PR6037.T527 Sm2
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5542411M
LC Control Number67020322

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