Girlish
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Skyhorse Publishing, 2018.
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9781510723924

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lara Lillibridge., & Lara Lillibridge|AUTHOR. (2018). Girlish . Skyhorse Publishing.

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Lara Lillibridge and Lara Lillibridge|AUTHOR. 2018. Girlish. Skyhorse Publishing.

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Lara Lillibridge and Lara Lillibridge|AUTHOR. Girlish Skyhorse Publishing, 2018.

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Lara Lillibridge, and Lara Lillibridge|AUTHOR. Girlish Skyhorse Publishing, 2018.

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Full titlegirlish growing up in a lesbian home
Authorlillibridge lara
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