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Life is an operetta and other short stories

by Ustinov, Peter.

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previously published as: God and the state railways. London : Michael O"Mara, c1993, which was originally published as: The frontiers of the sea. London : Heinemann, 1966.

StatementPeter Ustinov.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6041.S73 F7 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination257 p. ;
Number of Pages257
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL667149M
ISBN 101573921505
LC Control Number97012865
OCLC/WorldCa36630098

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