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Bridget Biddy Mason: From Slave to Businesswoman (Signature Lives: American Frontier Era)

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Girls & Women,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7994295M
    ISBN 100756518431
    ISBN 109780756518431


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