Nowhere else on earth by Josephine Humphreys

Cover of: Nowhere else on earth | Josephine Humphreys

Published by Wheeler Pub. in Rockland, MA .

Written in English

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Places:

  • North Carolina,
  • Robeson County (N.C.)

Subjects:

  • Lumbee Indians -- Fiction.,
  • Teenage girls -- Fiction.,
  • Large type books.,
  • North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction.,
  • Robeson County (N.C.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementJosephine Humphreys.
GenreFiction.
SeriesWheeler large print book series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.U4656 N69 2000b
The Physical Object
Pagination460 p. (large print) ;
Number of Pages460
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6794087M
ISBN 101568959575
LC Control Number00062050

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