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The Speckled People

A Memoir of a Half-Irish Childhood

by Hugo Hamilton

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Published by Harper Perennial .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • English,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Germany,
  • Ireland,
  • Ethnic Cultures - General,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Reading Group Guide,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9217386M
    ISBN 100007156634
    ISBN 109780007156634
    OCLC/WorldCa55140286


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