A strange and bitter crop by E. L. Wyrick

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .

Written in English

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  • Georgia

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  • Women lawyers -- Fiction.,
  • Georgia -- Fiction.

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StatementE.L. Wyrick.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.Y68 S77 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 260 p. ;
Number of Pages260
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1077882M
ISBN 100312110758
LC Control Number94001112
OCLC/WorldCa29793959

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