Portrait of Simone by Odie Hawkins

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Published by Holloway House Publishing Company .

Written in English

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  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

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The Physical Object
FormatMass Market Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11064059M
ISBN 100870673637
ISBN 109780870673634
OCLC/WorldCa26019132

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