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The sketches of Louisa May Alcott

Louisa May Alcott

The sketches of Louisa May Alcott

with an introduction by Gregory Eiselein.

by Louisa May Alcott

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Published by Isis Publishing in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published: Ironweed Press, 2001.

ContributionsEiselein, Gregory.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii,337p.
Number of Pages337
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22050274M
ISBN 100753168561
OCLC/WorldCa225519811


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