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The unexploded man

Leslie Watkins

The unexploded man

a novel

by Leslie Watkins

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Published by Hamilton in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Leslie Watkins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.W3348 Un 1978, PR6073.A84 Un 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4295716M
ISBN 100241898730
LC Control Number78323763
OCLC/WorldCa4667096


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