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Returning from the Napoleonic Wars, Gervase Frant finds his life and inheritance threatened by his aging, ambitious stepmother.
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Book Description Thorndike Pr, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0786290765
Book Description Thorndike Press, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0786290765
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STR-0786290765