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The speckled people

Hugo Hamilton

The speckled people

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Published by Methuen Drama in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Childhood and youth

  • Edition Notes

    Adapted by the author from his memoir with the same title.

    StatementHugo Hamilton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6058.A5526 S64 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination89 p. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25236431M
    ISBN 109781408171189
    LC Control Number2011535839


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