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8 edition of An Irish childhood found in the catalog.

An Irish childhood

by Peter Somerville-Large

  • 386 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Constable in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland
    • Subjects:
    • Somerville-Large, Peter -- Childhood and youth,
    • Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Ireland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Somerville-Large.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6069.O43 Z477 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3618576M
      ISBN 101841194573
      LC Control Number2002391631

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