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Abigail Adams A Biography by Phyllis Lee Levin

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Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • First Ladies,
  • Historical - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Women

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages592
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9660323M
ISBN 10031229168X
ISBN 109780312291686
OCLC/WorldCa48862637

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