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The Canadian caper by Pelletier, Jean

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English


  • Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJean Pelletier & Claude Adams.
ContributionsAdams, Claude.
LC ClassificationsE183.8.I55 P44 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3783567M
ISBN 100688007562
LC Control Number81038365

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