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The Female American; Or, the Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield
The Female American: or, the Adventures of Unca Eliza Winkfield When it first appeared in 1767, The Female American was called a "sort of second Robinson Crusoe; full of wonders." Indeed, The Female A…
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Big two-hearted river --
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