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9 edition of Duchess of Palms found in the catalog.

Duchess of Palms

a memoir

by Nadine Eckhardt

  • 36 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eckhardt, Nadine, -- 1931-,
  • Brammer, Billy Lee,
  • Eckhardt, Bob,
  • Authors" spouses -- Texas -- Biography,
  • Politicians" spouses -- Texas -- Biography,
  • Texas -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementNadine Eckhardt.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.E2755 A3 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16910277M
    ISBN 109780292719125
    LC Control Number2008025288
    OCLC/WorldCa232002038

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