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Adventurous women

eight true stories about women who made a difference
  • 2.79 MB
  • English
Henry Holt and Co. , New York
Adventure and adventurers -- Biography., Women adventurers -- Biography., Women -- Biogr
StatementPenny Colman.
LC ClassificationsCT9970 .C65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3426476M
ISBN 100805077448
ISBN 139780805077445
LC Control Number2005050311

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