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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women motion picture producers and directors,
  • Loss (Psychology),
  • Benefactors,
  • Guilt,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementCeridwen Dovey
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9369.4.D68 I5 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination305 pages
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26964955M
ISBN 100374226644
ISBN 109780374226640
LC Control Number2018902124
OCLC/WorldCa1004935235

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