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A servant"s tale

by Paula Fox

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Caribbean Area -- Fiction,
    • African American women -- Fiction,
    • Domestics -- Fiction,
    • Caribbean Area -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1984.

      StatementPaula Fox.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesContemporary American fiction
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3556.O94 S4 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination321 p. ;
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2538266M
      ISBN 100140083863
      LC Control Number85019209
      OCLC/WorldCa12554356

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