This sporting life

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Statementby David Storey with an introduction by the author and commentary and notes by Geoffrey Halson.
SeriesThe heritage of literature series, section B -- no.98
ContributionsHalson, Geoffrey Robert.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,276p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21766855M
ISBN 100582348986

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