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Sole survivor a story of record endurance at sea by Ruthanne Lum McCunn

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .
Written in English


  • Poon, Lim -- Fiction,
  • Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc. -- Fiction,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

StatementRuthanne Lum McCunn.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.C353 S6 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p. :
Number of Pages231
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL32479M
ISBN 100807071390
LC Control Number99014163

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