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The gentlewomen

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Published by Penguin, Virago Press in New York, N.Y., U.S.A, [London] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLaura Talbot ; with a new introduction by Polly Devlin.
SeriesVirago modern classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070.A357 G4 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 279 p. ;
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2763936M
ISBN 10014016118X
LC Control Number86120940
OCLC/WorldCa13666635

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