Biting the dust

the joys of housework by Margaret Horsfield

Publisher: Picador USA, Publisher: Distributed by St. Martin"s Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 292 Downloads: 434
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StatementMargaret Horsfield.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 292 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18317471M
ISBN 100312220839
OCLC/WorldCa41296069

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