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The general"s women

Susan Wittig Albert

The general"s women

by Susan Wittig Albert

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Marriage,
  • Biographical fiction,
  • Historical fiction,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Wittig Albert
    SeriesThorndike Press large print core, Thorndike Press large print core series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3551.L2637 G46 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination651 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages651
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27235670M
    ISBN 101410499057
    ISBN 109781410499059
    LC Control Number2017001887
    OCLC/WorldCa967201149

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