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The strange last voyage of Donald Crowhurst

Nicholas Tomalin

The strange last voyage of Donald Crowhurst

by Nicholas Tomalin

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Published by Stein and Day in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crowhurst, Donald, 1932-

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Nicholas Tomalin and Ron Hall.
    ContributionsHall, Ron, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG530.C95 T6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5755825M
    ISBN 100812813014
    LC Control Number71108318
    OCLC/WorldCa120398

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