The Girl of the Lake
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Bill Roorbach., & Bill Roorbach|AUTHOR. (2017). The Girl of the Lake. Algonquin Books.

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Bill Roorbach and Bill Roorbach|AUTHOR. 2017. The Girl of the Lake. Algonquin Books.

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Bill Roorbach and Bill Roorbach|AUTHOR, The Girl of the Lake. Algonquin Books, 2017.

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Bill Roorbach, and Bill Roorbach|AUTHOR. The Girl of the Lake. Algonquin Books, 2017. Web.

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