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Steaming to Bamboola the world of a tramp freighter by Christopher Buckley

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Columbianna (Steamship),
  • Seafaring life.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York, N.Y. : Congdon & Weed, 1982.

StatementChristopher Buckley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG540 .B79 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2726718M
ISBN 100140099220
LC Control Number86020539
OCLC/WorldCa14098932

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