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Brother of the more famous Jack

Barbara Trapido

Brother of the more famous Jack

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Gollancz, 1982.

StatementBarbara Trapido.
SeriesA Lythway book
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6070.R/
The Physical Object
Pagination311p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20775981M
ISBN 100850469317


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