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8 edition of Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fiction found in the catalog.

Contemporary Feminist Historical Crime Fiction

by Rosemary Erickson Johnsen

  • 235 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Women In Literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Mystery And Suspense Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Women Authors,
  • Historical - General,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Women Authors,
  • English fiction,
  • General,
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • American fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8400755M
    ISBN 101403972788
    ISBN 109781403972781

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