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6 edition of 30 Irish-American Women Who Changed Our World found in the catalog.

30 Irish-American Women Who Changed Our World

From Mother Jones to Grace Kelly

by Joan McLver

  • 335 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Birch Lane Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Women"s Studies - History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12096067M
    ISBN 10155972515X
    ISBN 109781559725156
    OCLC/WorldCa228289013

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