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Lisa, the Brief Life of a Writer by Lisa Malia McDonough

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Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Diseases - Genetic,
  • Specific Groups - Special Needs,
  • Women,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages412
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11588173M
ISBN 101401038964
ISBN 109781401038960
OCLC/WorldCa51918981

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