The Mermaid"s Child by Jo Baker

Cover of: The Mermaid

Published by Arrow .

Written in English

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  • Modern fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction / General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9272611M
ISBN 100099437821
ISBN 109780099437826

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