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The summer of the swans.

Betsy Cromer Byars

The summer of the swans.

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Published by Clio in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Hippo, 1980.

SeriesWindrush
The Physical Object
Pagination(152)p.(large print)
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15368515M
ISBN 101850899630


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