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Better times stories

Better times stories

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Published by Ticknor in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby the author of "The story of Margaret Kent."
SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 3 (1876-1900), reel K-15, no. 3152.
ContributionsKirk, Ellen Olney, 1842-1928.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.K634 Be, PS15
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination400 p.
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17524115M
LC Control Number87580612
OCLC/WorldCa2322647

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