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Great sporting rivals

Joseph Romanos

Great sporting rivals

by Joseph Romanos

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Published by Exisle Pub. in Auckland [N.Z.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports rivalries -- History.,
  • Athletes -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementJoseph Romanos.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV571 .R66 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination200 p. :
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3374676M
    ISBN 100908988400
    LC Control Number2004463600
    OCLC/WorldCa57211351

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