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The chequer board

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Published by Charnwood in Leicester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNevil Shute.
SeriesCharnwood library series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6027.O54
The Physical Object
Pagination445p.(large print) ;
Number of Pages445
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22376305M
ISBN 10070898424X


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