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Published by Farrar, Straus and Cudahy in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Turkey
    • Subjects:
    • Young women -- Fiction,
    • Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Fiction,
    • British -- Turkey -- Fiction,
    • Women travelers -- Fiction,
    • Missionaries -- Fiction,
    • Turkey -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M1215 Tr2, PR6025.A16 Tr2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination277 p.
      Number of Pages277
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6221012M
      LC Control Number57005921
      OCLC/WorldCa5107836


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