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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.)

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) -- Fiction,
  • Family -- Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Tilghman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.I348 M37 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273310M
ISBN 100679427120
LC Control Number95004716

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