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Amazing American women

40 fascinating 5-minute reads

by Kendall F. Haven

  • 161 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Libraries Unlimited in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementKendall Haven ; with a foreword by Molly Murphy MacGregor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT3260 .H38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL783914M
      ISBN 101563082918
      LC Control Number95016035

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