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Arms And The Self War, The Military, And Autobiographical Writing by Alex Vernon

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Published by Kent State University Press .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Reference,
  • History and criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Soldiers" writings, English,
  • Soldiers,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • English-speaking countries,
  • Biography,
  • Soldiers" writings, American

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8377760M
ISBN 100873388127
ISBN 109780873388122

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