The Millionth Chance by James Leasor

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Published by House of Stratus .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Adventure / thriller,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Aviation - History,
  • Transportation,
  • Fiction - General

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10854020M
ISBN 100755100484
ISBN 109780755100484
OCLC/WorldCa59495654

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