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Father Melancholy"s daughter

by Gail Godwin

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
    • Virginia -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Gail Godwin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.O315 F3 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination404 p. ;
      Number of Pages404
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1860235M
      ISBN 100688065317
      LC Control Number90013490

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