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A Moment of War A Memoir of the Spanish Civil War by Laurie Lee

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Published by New Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical - British,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8666500M
ISBN 101565841735
ISBN 109781565841734

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