From here to eternity by James Jones

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Published by Dell in New York .

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StatementJames Jones.
LC ClassificationsPS3560.O49 F7 1979, PZ4 .J77 1978
The Physical Object
Pagination955 p.
Number of Pages955
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15530181M
ISBN 10044012770X

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