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Tales of the South Pacific

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Published by Reader"s Digest Association in Pleasantville, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Oceania -- Fiction,
  • War stories, American,
  • Oceania -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    144,112

    Statementby James A. Michener ; illustrations by James Barkley ; afterword by Orville Prescott.
    GenreFiction
    SeriesWorld"s best reading
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 p. :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23262140M
    ISBN 100895776979
    LC Control Number94062135


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