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Recent adult fiction for school and college libraries

Walter Owens

Recent adult fiction for school and college libraries

by Walter Owens

  • 192 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by School Library Association in Oxford .
Written in English


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StatementWalter Owens.
The Physical Object
Pagination(n.p.)
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Open LibraryOL21582586M

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