The girl in a swing by Richard Adams

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Published by American Birds in New York, NY .

Written in English

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StatementRichard Adams.
SeriesA Signet book -- AE2432
LC ClassificationsPR"6051"D345"G5"1983
The Physical Object
Pagination371 p.
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20137015M
ISBN 100451124324

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Stranded in Hawaii after the death of her mother, sixteen-year-old Olive Galloway is desperate to escape. She has to get back to Boston before her dad loses all common sense and sells the family house.

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