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Wild Decembers

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Brothers and sisters -- Ireland -- Fiction,
  • Landowners -- Ireland -- Fiction,
  • Farm life -- Ireland -- Fiction,
  • Domestic fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEdna O"Brien.
The Physical Object
Pagination257 P.
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23244260M
ISBN 100618045678
LC Control Number99056110

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