No ordinary Joes the extraordinary true story of four submariners in war and love and life by Larry Colton

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Published by Crown Publishers in New York, N.Y .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementLarry Colton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD783.5.G75 C65 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24468140M
ISBN 109780609610435
LC Control Number2010013572
OCLC/WorldCa462880539

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