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Published by Wheeler Pub. in Waterville, Me .
Written in English


  • Americans -- France -- Fiction,
  • Divorce -- Fiction,
  • Sisters -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Paris (France) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDiane Johnson.
The Physical Object
FormatLarge Print
Pagination472 p. (large print)
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23272195M
ISBN 101587245914
LC Control Number2003062184

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