The Autobiography of an Elderly Woman by Mary Heaton Vorse

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Subjects:

  • Feminism,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Gender Studies

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Number of Pages152
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Open LibraryOL12502439M
ISBN 101599866447
ISBN 109781599866444

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