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kind of immortality an autobiography by Laffin, John.

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Published by Kangaroo Press in East Roseville, NSW .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Laffin, John.,
  • Historians -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- Australia -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJohn Laffin.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU117.2.L34 A3 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1 > :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6883744M
ISBN 100864179723
LC Control Number00456475

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