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Barbara the slut and other people

Lauren Holmes

Barbara the slut and other people

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Families,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLauren Holmes
    ContributionsHolmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-, Holmes, Lauren, 1984-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3608.O49435455 A6 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 pages
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27186012M
    ISBN 101594633789
    ISBN 109781594633782
    LC Control Number2015004287
    OCLC/WorldCa893894760


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