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Bugle Boy (.) (.) Hardcover – 15 Oct 2007

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Long Barn Books; First Edition edition (15 Oct. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1902421299
  • ISBN-13: 978-1902421292
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 1.5 x 20.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,223,207 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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It is moving, humbling, fascinating in its everyday detail and overwhelmingly powerful in its impact. \f1 \par \f2\fs18 \par }


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