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family trust a novel by Ward Just

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Published by Secker and Warburg in London .
Written in English


  • Fiction in English.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Also published: Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown, 1978.

Statement(by) Ward Just.
The Physical Object
Pagination(5),346p. ;
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17411719M
ISBN 100436229609

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