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The King of the Barbareens

Janet Hitchman

The King of the Barbareens

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Published by Puffin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orphans and orphan-asylums -- England, East Anglia.,
  • East Anglia -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, London , Putnam, 1960.

    StatementJanet Hitchman.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220p. ;
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22411022M
    ISBN 100140313656
    OCLC/WorldCa16559289


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Apart from an impression of watching an Armistice parade at the age of two, Janet Hitchman’s first memories are of living with Gran and Granfer Sparkes in their little house at the end of the “loke” in a.

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