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Victory over Japan

Ellen Gilchrist

Victory over Japan

Ellen Gilchrist.

by Ellen Gilchrist

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Published by Faber in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, 1984.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.I34258
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,277p. ;
Number of Pages277
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22362343M
ISBN 100571134467


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