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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Female offenders -- Great Britain

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesBiography index reprint series
LC ClassificationsHV6945 .J4 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 224 p.
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4915276M
ISBN 100836980697
LC Control Number76148222

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