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The bishop's wife

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subject_facetDraper (Utah) -- Fiction
Missing persons -- Fiction
Mormons -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
title_displayThe bishop's wife
title_fullThe Bishop's Wife
The bishop's wife / Mette Ivie Harrison
title_shortThe bishop's wife
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Literature
Missing persons
Mormons
Mystery