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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Originally published, under the name Sharon Ashton. Garden City, N.Y. , Doubleday, 1974.

StatementHelen Van Slyke writing as Sharon Ashton.
The Physical Object
Pagination218p. ;
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21832345M
ISBN 100450052834

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