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Riddance

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Published by Nick Hern Books in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesPaines Plough presents
Statementby Linda McLean.
SeriesAn instant playscript
ContributionsPaines Plough (Group)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.C549 R5 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6822088M
ISBN 101854594656
LC Control Number00302696
OCLC/WorldCa42578759


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