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Against human nature

Maria Louise Pool

Against human nature

a novel

by Maria Louise Pool

  • 132 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Maria Louise Pool ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.P783 A, PS2649.P4 A
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., 361 p.
Number of Pages361
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6990998M
LC Control Number07038182
OCLC/WorldCa7114254


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