Signs of devotion stories by Maxine Chernoff

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Published by Simon & Schuster in New York .

Written in English

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StatementMaxine Chernoff.
LC ClassificationsPS3553.H356 S58 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1741236M
ISBN 10067179812X
LC Control Number92047368

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