The tea planter"s wife a novel by Dinah Jefferies

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Subjects:

  • Pregnancy,
  • Married women,
  • Secrecy,
  • Tea plantations,
  • History,
  • British,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementDinah Jefferies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6110.E34 T43 2016
The Physical Object
Pagination418 pages
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27213413M
ISBN 100451495977
ISBN 109780451495976
OCLC/WorldCa934193061

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