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Before the gringo came (Rezánov and The doomswoman)

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesRezánov., The doomswoman.
Statementby Gertrude Atherton.
ContributionsAtherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn, 1857-1948.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.A869 B4
The Physical Object
Pagination5 p.l., 369 p.
Number of Pages369
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13995702M
LC Control Number15003369

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