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America observed

Alistair Cooke

America observed

the newspaper years of Alastair Cooke

by Alistair Cooke

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Published by Reinhardt in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- History -- 1945-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlistair Cooke ; selected and introduced by Ronald A. Wells.
    ContributionsWells, Ronald, 1941-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE813
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii,232p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15200826M
    ISBN 101871061091

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