Ursula, under a novel by Ingrid Hill

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Published by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, N.C .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Upper Peninsula (Mich.)

Subjects:

  • Racially mixed children -- Fiction.,
  • Interracial marriage -- Fiction.,
  • Finnish Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Chinese Americans -- Fiction.,
  • Mine rescue work -- Fiction.,
  • Mine accidents -- Fiction.,
  • Poor families -- Fiction.,
  • Girls -- Fiction.,
  • Upper Peninsula (Mich.) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby Ingrid Hill.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.I3886 U77 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination476 p. ;
Number of Pages476
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3694252M
ISBN 101565123883
LC Control Number2003070804

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