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Shadow of a hero

Allan Chase

Shadow of a hero

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Allan Chase.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3 .C3863 Sh
The Physical Object
Pagination317 p. ;
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6044721M
LC Control Number49002145
OCLC/WorldCa1461756


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