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Christmas at Miller & Rhoads memoirs of a snow queen by Donna Strother Deekens

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-157).

Other titlesChristmas at Miller and Rhoads
StatementDonna Strother Deekens
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHF5465.U64 M5544 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p. :
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419322M
ISBN 101596297654
ISBN 109781596297654
LC Control Number2009038612
OCLC/WorldCa440282440

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