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Olympic Dreams 100 Years of Excellence by Douglas Collins

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Published by Universe Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Olympic Games,
  • Sports,
  • Olympics,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Sports & Recreation / Olympics,
  • Reference,
  • History,
  • Pictorial works

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames A. Michener (Foreword)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8154028M
ISBN 100789300303
ISBN 109780789300300

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