way of life and other stories by Dan Jacobson

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Published by Longman in Harlow .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Children"s stories.

Edition Notes

bibl p195.

Book details

Statement(by) Dan Jacobson, with a specially written postscript by the author; selected and edited by Alix Pirani.
SeriesLongman imprint books
ContributionsPirani, Alix.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7
The Physical Object
Paginationix,197p. :
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21549170M
ISBN 100582233666

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