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A Trouser-Wearing Character The Life and Times of Nancy Spain (Sexual Politics) by Rose Collis

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography: general,
  • Lesbian studies,
  • Media studies,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10320519M
ISBN 100304328774
ISBN 109780304328772

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