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The vet"s daughter

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Published by New York Review Books in New York .
Written in English



  • London (England)


  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Problem families -- Fiction,
  • Fathers and daughters -- Fiction,
  • London (England) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBarbara Comyns ; foreword by Kathryn Davis.
SeriesNew York Review Books classics
LC ClassificationsPR6053.O452 V48 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 133 p. ;
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3578214M
ISBN 101590170296
LC Control Number2002155913

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