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5 edition of The turkey"s nest found in the catalog.

The turkey"s nest

by Alison Prince

  • 306 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Unmarried mothers -- Fiction.,
    • Farm life -- Fiction.,
    • England -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Pregnant and unmarried, 17-year-old Kate leaves London to live with a distant relative on her farm in Suffolk while she decides about her future.

      Edition Notes

      StatementAlison Prince.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.P9358 Tu 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination223 p. ;
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4423502M
      ISBN 100688222242, 0688322247
      LC Control Number79028126

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