Oil in troubled waters by Jim Cairns

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Published by Widescope International in Camberwell, Vic .

Written in English

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  • Australia

Subjects:

  • Cairns, Jim, 1914-,
  • Statesmen -- Australia -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statement[by] Jim Cairns.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDU116.2.C34 A36
The Physical Object
Pagination168 p. ;
Number of Pages168
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4601773M
ISBN 100869320130
LC Control Number77364764
OCLC/WorldCa3613732

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