The bride price by Elizabeth Hunter

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Published by Mills and Boon in London .

Written in English

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  • Fiction in English.

Edition Notes

Originally published, 1974.

Book details

Statementby Elizabeth Hunter.
The Physical Object
Pagination185p. ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14979780M
ISBN 10026371764X
OCLC/WorldCa47363192

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