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We had it so good

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Published by Virago in London .
Written in English


  • Social life and customs,
  • Families,
  • Americans,
  • Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementLinda Grant
LC ClassificationsPR6057.R316 W4 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination344 p. ;
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25273247M
ISBN 109781844086375
LC Control Number2010670912

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