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Miss Garnet"s angel

Salley Vickers

Miss Garnet"s angel

by Salley Vickers

  • 92 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Angels -- Fiction.,
  • Chapels -- Conservation and restoration -- Italy -- Fiction.,
  • English -- Travel -- Italy -- Venice -- Fiction.,
  • Painting, Renaissance -- Fiction.,
  • Women teachers -- Fiction.,
  • Venice (Italy) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSalley Vickers.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6072.I325 M57 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination342 p. :
    Number of Pages342
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20151587M
    ISBN 100002261154, 000226115

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