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A private battle

Cornelius Ryan

A private battle

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Published by New English Library in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Patients -- Biography.,
  • Terminally ill -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published, New York , Simon & Schuster, 1979.

    StatementCornelius Ryan and Kathryn Morgan Ryan.
    ContributionsRyan, Kathryn Morgan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC263
    The Physical Object
    Pagination448p. ;
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22361958M
    ISBN 100450052060
    OCLC/WorldCa16539920

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