Sarah Orne Jewett. by Margaret Farrand Thorp

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .

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  • Jewett, Sarah Orne, -- 1849-1909.

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SeriesPamphlets on American writers -- 61.
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Open LibraryOL19201162M

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