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The Svalbard Passage

Thomas Kirkwood

The Svalbard Passage

a novel

by Thomas Kirkwood

  • 85 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementThomas Kirkwood, Geir Finne.
ContributionsFinne, Geir.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3561.I74 S93
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4262473M
ISBN 100025635603
LC Control Number81008250
OCLC/WorldCa7555757

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