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With Brendan Behan

Peter Arthurs

With Brendan Behan

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behan, Brendan.,
  • Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Arthurs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6003.E417 Z56 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 297 p., [5] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4112977M
    ISBN 100312884710
    LC Control Number80028070


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