At play in the promised land by Diane Noble

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Published by WaterBrook Press in Colorado Springs, Colo .

Written in English

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Places:

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • California

Subjects:

  • Actresses -- Fiction.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.,
  • California -- Fiction.

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Book details

StatementDiane Noble.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThe California chronicles ;, 1915-1923
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.A3179765 A94 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 370 p. ;
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6796187M
ISBN 101578560918
LC Control Number00067312
OCLC/WorldCa45493310

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