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Thrumpton Hall

Miranda Seymour

Thrumpton Hall

A Memoir of Life in My Father"s House

by Miranda Seymour

  • 38 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Harper .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9952865M
    ISBN 100061466565
    ISBN 109780061466564
    OCLC/WorldCa171152494

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