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Tomboys! Tales of Dyke Derring-Do by Lynne Yamaguchi Fletcher

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Published by Alyson Publications .
Written in English


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ContributionsKaren Barber (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8575232M
ISBN 101555832857
ISBN 109781555832858

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