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Published by Harper & Row in San Francisco .
Written in English



  • Middle West.


  • Women -- Middle West.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [283]-284.

StatementSandy Boucher ; photographs by Sandy Boucher.
LC ClassificationsHQ1438.A14 B68 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 284 p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3785795M
ISBN 100062500953
LC Control Number81048204

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