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The gerbil farmer"s daughter

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Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robinson, D. G. -- 1928-,
  • Robinson, Holly, -- 1955-,
  • Gerbils as pets -- Anecdotes,
  • Gerbils -- Breeding -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHolly Robinson.
    GenreAnecdotes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSF459.G4 R63 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22842257M
    ISBN 109780307337450
    LC Control Number2008051449
    OCLC/WorldCa264043052


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