The breaking wave

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Vintage Books , New York
Statementby Nevil Shute
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6027.O54 R47 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553622M
ISBN 139780307474025
LC Control Number2010021566
OCLC/WorldCa471793573

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