How to be an American housewife

by Margaret Dilloway

Publisher: G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York

Written in English
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  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementMargaret Dilloway.
GenreFiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3604.I4627 H68 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23919146M
ISBN 109780399156373
LC Control Number2009044500
OCLC/WorldCa456171772

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