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Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

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Published by Listening Library .
Written in English


  • Historical - United States - Colonial,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Fiction - Historical

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Edition Notes

ContributionsEmily Bergl (Narrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9791647M
ISBN 100307260496
ISBN 109780307260499

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