Dispatches from the Pacific century by Frank Viviano

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .

Written in English

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StatementFrank Vivano
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS518.1 .V47 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 249 p. ;
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24833426M
ISBN 10020163290X
LC Control Number92034348

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