Sports behind the Iron Curtain
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Sports behind the Iron Curtain by Simon Freeman

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Published by Proteus in London, New York .
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Statement[by] Simon Freeman and Roger Boyes
SeriesBehind the scenes of sports
ContributionsBoyes, Roger
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16324243M
ISBN 100906071356

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