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A proper education for girls

Elaine di Rollo

A proper education for girls

a novel

by Elaine di Rollo

  • 117 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishing in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sisters -- England -- Fiction,
  • Twins -- England -- Fiction,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
  • Disinheritance -- Fiction,
  • England -- Fiction,
  • India -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementElaine di Rollo.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsRollo, Elaine di.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6118.O42 P43 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination356 p. ;
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23228427M
    ISBN 109780307408341
    LC Control Number2008050523


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