people apart by Kathleen Kenna

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Published by Somerville House in Toronto .

Written in English

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  • Old Order Mennonites -- Juvenile literature

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Other titlesGeddes Collection.
Statementby Kathleen Kenna ; photographs by Andrew Stawicki.
ContributionsStawicki, Andrew.
LC ClassificationsBX8129.O43 K46 1995c
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p. :
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13625783M
ISBN 101895897599
LC Control Number95931772

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