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Published by Curley in Hampton, New Hampshire .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gunther, John, -- 1929-1947.,
  • Brain -- Tumors -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Tumors in adolescence -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published, New York : Harper, 1949.

Statementby John Gunther.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC280.B7
The Physical Object
Pagination247p. ;
Number of Pages247
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22332780M
ISBN 100792713370, 0792713362

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