Green dolphin country by Elizabeth Goudge

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Published by Capuchin Classics in London .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Channel Islands -- Fiction,
  • New Zealand -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Coronet, 1944.

Book details

StatementElizabeth Goudge ; foreword by Eileen Goudge.
GenreFiction
SeriesCapuchin classics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6013.O74 G73 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination767 p. ;
Number of Pages767
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23536747M
ISBN 109780955731228
LC Control Number2009290904

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