Germans the biography of an obsession by George Bailey

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Published by Free Press in New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementGeorge Bailey.
LC ClassificationsDD76 .B19 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 506 p. :
Number of Pages506
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1533178M
ISBN 100029014557
LC Control Number91010874

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