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Christmas truce

a farce in one act.

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Published by Administrator in L. Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg

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      • Includes index.Bibliography: p. 216-217.

        StatementL. Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg
        PublishersL. Cooper in association with Secker & Warburg
        LC Classifications1984
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 122 p. :
        Number of Pages82
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100870520156

        nodata File Size: 1MB.

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