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Operation heartbreak

Duff Cooper, Viscount Norwich

Operation heartbreak

a story

by Duff Cooper, Viscount Norwich

  • 216 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Cooper in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London, Hart-Davis, 1950.

Statementby Duff Cooper ; with an introduction by John Julius Norwich.
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,7-166p. ;
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20776165M
ISBN 100850521165
OCLC/WorldCa16238503


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