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The gold and the fever

Barbara Roddick

The gold and the fever

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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibl.: p.7-8.

    Statementby Barbara Roddick.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3-205p. ;
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15140811M
    ISBN 10070916064X
    OCLC/WorldCa59828742


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