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8 edition of A country such as this found in the catalog.

A country such as this

by James Webb

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States Naval Academy -- Alumni and alumnae -- Fiction.,
    • United States. Navy -- Fiction.,
    • United States -- History, Naval -- 20th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames Webb.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesBluejacket books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3573.E1955 C68 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 534 p. ;
      Number of Pages534
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6790327M
      ISBN 101557509646
      LC Control Number00051952
      OCLC/WorldCa45282968

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