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The house of women.

Catherine Cookson

The house of women.

by Catherine Cookson

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Published by Thorpe in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London : Bantam, 1992.

SeriesCharnwood library series
The Physical Object
Pagination335p. ;
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18214107M
ISBN 100708987362

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