Alistair MacLean
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Alistair MacLean a life by Jack Webster

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Published by Chapmans in London .
Written in English


  • MacLean, Alistair, 1922-,
  • Novelists, Scottish -- 20th century -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJack Webster.
LC ClassificationsPR6063.A248 Z96 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination326 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1304382M
ISBN 101855925192
LC Control Number92171170

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