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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English


  • Fiction in English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Harper and Row, 1978.

Statement(by) Ralph McInerny.
The Physical Object
Pagination(9),209p. ;
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15143688M
ISBN 100709176260

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