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How to be a heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much

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subject_facetEllis, Samantha -- Books and reading
Heroines in literature
Women in literature
title_displayHow to be a heroine : or, what I've learned from reading too much
title_fullHow to Be a Heroine Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much
How to be a heroine : or, what I've learned from reading too much / Samantha Ellis
title_shortHow to be a heroine
title_subOr, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much
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Heroines in literature
Humor (Nonfiction)
Literary Criticism
Nonfiction
Women in literature