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The remarkable courtship of General Tom Thumb

a novel

by Nicholas Rinaldi

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Spouses,
  • Fiction,
  • Coming of Age,
  • Dwarfs,
  • Historical,
  • Circus performers,
  • Social conditions,
  • American Civil War (1861-1865) fast (OCoLC)fst01351658,
  • FICTION,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNicholas Rinaldi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3568.I47 R37 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination372 pages ;
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26410943M
    ISBN 101476727325, 1476727333
    ISBN 109781476727325, 9781476727349, 9781476727332
    LC Control Number2014000288
    OCLC/WorldCa830352270

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