Shrapnel Academy by Fay Weldon

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in London .

Written in English

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  • Military education -- Fiction.

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StatementFay Weldon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6073.E374 S54 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2462339M
ISBN 100340285893
LC Control Number87169062

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