marlinspike by Lynne Wissink

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Published by P.E. Randall in Portsmouth, NH .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Cocheco River (N.H.),
  • New Hampshire,
  • Dover (N.H.)

Subjects:

  • Cocheco River (N.H.) -- Fiction.,
  • New Hampshire -- Fiction.,
  • Dover (N.H.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-125).

Book details

Statementby Lynne Wissink.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.I878 M37 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination127 p. :
Number of Pages127
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1535689M
LC Control Number91013672

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