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Published by Robert Hale, Lothian Pub. Co. in London, Adelaide [Australia] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.,
  • Conflict of generations -- Fiction.,
  • Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.,
  • Single mothers -- Fiction.,
  • Restaurateurs -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby James M. Cain.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.A3113 M5 1945
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1617554M
LC Control Number91160157

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