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Hen frigates

wives of merchant captains under sail

by Joan Druett

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Published by G.K. Hall in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ship captains" spouses,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster,c1998.

    StatementJoan Druett
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVK139 .D78 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination397 p. (large print);
    Number of Pages397
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24710050M
    ISBN 100783804180
    LC Control Number98045068

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