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Purple Passage

Stern, Madeleine B.

Purple Passage

The Life of Mrs. Frank Leslie

by Stern, Madeleine B.

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by ACLS History E-Book Project .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Women

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9510617M
    ISBN 101597401331
    ISBN 109781597401333


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Purple Passage by Stern, Madeleine B. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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