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Matilda"s story

a biogrpahical novel

by Jacquelyn Hanson

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Published by Glenhaven Press in Modesto, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Randolph, Matilda Virginia. -- b. 1836 -- Fiction.,
  • Randolph, Matilda Virginia, b. 1836.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 635-638).

    Statementby Jacquelyn Hanson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3558.A518 M38 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 654 p. ;
    Number of Pages654
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL709710M
    ISBN 100963726536, 0963726544
    LC Control Number97073356


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