The Coldest Winter A Stringer in Liberated Europe by Paula Fox

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Published by Picador .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Europe - General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Travelers,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 20th century,
  • Authors, American,
  • Biography,
  • Europe,
  • Stringers (Journalists),
  • United States,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9540821M
ISBN 100312426240
ISBN 109780312426248

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