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Oldest living Confederate widow tells all

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Published by Vintage Contemporaries in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Southern States
    • Subjects:
    • Veterans -- Family relationships -- Fiction.,
    • Older women -- Fiction.,
    • Widows -- Fiction.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans -- Fiction.,
    • Southern States -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAllan Gurganus.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.U814 O4 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 718 p. ;
      Number of Pages718
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3659417M
      ISBN 100375726632
      LC Control Number2002524043
      OCLC/WorldCa48379520


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