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Johnny One-Eye A Tale of the American Revolution by Jerome Charyn

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


  • Historical fiction,
  • American Historical Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / Historical,
  • Brothels,
  • Prostitutes,
  • Spies

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10157332M
ISBN 100393064972
ISBN 109780393064971

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