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First on the rope

Roger Frison-Roche

First on the rope

a novel.

by Roger Frison-Roche

  • 58 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementTranslated by Janet Adam Smith.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8.F9188 Fi
The Physical Object
Pagination246 p.
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6073996M
LC Control Number50014405

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