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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New Mexico

Subjects:

  • Young women -- Fiction,
  • Diaries -- Authorship -- Fiction,
  • Women pioneers -- Fiction,
  • Waitresses -- Fiction,
  • New Mexico -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Crook.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3553.R545 N54 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3421564M
ISBN 100670034770
LC Control Number2005042401

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