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The fire ship

Peter Tonkin

The fire ship

by Peter Tonkin

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Published by Thorndike Press in Thorndike, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, 1990.

    StatementPeter Tonkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6070.O498
    The Physical Object
    Pagination434 p. (large print) ;
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22644868M
    ISBN 101560545046
    OCLC/WorldCa26013535

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