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Grandmothers Against the War

Joan Wile

Grandmothers Against the War

getting off our fannies & standing up for peace

by Joan Wile

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wile, Joan,
  • Grandmothers Against the War (Organization),
  • Iraq War, 2003 -- Protest movements -- United States,
  • Women pacifists -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJoan Wile.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS79.764.U6 W55 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 206 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22847763M
    ISBN 100806528737
    ISBN 109780806528731
    LC Control Number2008921056
    OCLC/WorldCa183263195

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