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Published by Polygon in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Scotland

Subjects:

  • Soccer players -- Fiction.,
  • Scotland -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementRobin Jenkins.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6060.E519 T47 1994, PR6060.E5194 T47 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL918483M
ISBN 10074866193X
LC Control Number95215633

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