Surviving the wreck
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Surviving the wreck

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Published by H. Holt in New York .
Written in English


  • Family -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementSusan Osborn.
LC ClassificationsPS3565.S387 S87 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination226 p. ;
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2025808M
ISBN 100805015868
LC Control Number91000594

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