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House of women

a novel

by Lynn Freed

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

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  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lynn Freed.
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.3.F68 H65 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3945414M
    ISBN 100316666335
    LC Control Number2001029469

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