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The cure for death by lightning

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Teenage girls -- Fiction, Rural families -- Fiction, Abused teenagers -- Fiction, Cookery -- Fiction, British Columbia -- Fi

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StatementGail Anderson-Dargatz.
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LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.A49 C87 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination294 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3942606M
ISBN 100385720475
LC Control Number2001022297

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