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Published by Methuen Drama in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Drama,
  • Childhood and youth

Book details:

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 LibraryOL25236430M
ISBN 109781408171189
LC Control Number2011535839

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