Stormy Weather
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HarperCollins, 2009.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Paulette Jiles., & Paulette Jiles|AUTHOR. (2009). Stormy Weather . HarperCollins.

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Paulette Jiles and Paulette Jiles|AUTHOR. 2009. Stormy Weather. HarperCollins.

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Paulette Jiles and Paulette Jiles|AUTHOR. Stormy Weather HarperCollins, 2009.

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Paulette Jiles, and Paulette Jiles|AUTHOR. Stormy Weather HarperCollins, 2009.

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