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The Apprenticeship of Lucas Whitaker by Cynthia C. DeFelice

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) .
Written in English


Book details:

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Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7423631M
ISBN 100374400148
ISBN 109780374400149
OCLC/WorldCa85853150

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