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The Rising Shore - Roanoke by Deborah Homsher

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Published by Blue Hull Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical - General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Literature & Fiction / Literature,
  • American Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages273
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11839008M
ISBN 100979051606
ISBN 109780979051609
OCLC/WorldCa123903699

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