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The Peterkin papers

by Lucretia P. Hale

  • 216 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Family life -- Fiction.,
  • Humorous stories.

  • About the Edition

    The humorous adventures of a foolish family whose problems are righted by the Lady from Philadelphia.

    Edition Notes

    StatementLucretia P. Hale.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.H137 Pe 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1095299M
    ISBN 10031211382X
    LC Control Number94019813
    OCLC/WorldCa30702976

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