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The Perfect Storm A True Story of Men Against the Sea by Sebastian Junger

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Published by Listening Library .
Written in English


  • Natural Disasters,
  • Oceans & Seas,
  • Nature,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape

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Edition Notes

ContributionsRichard M. Davidson (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11293200M
ISBN 10080728825X
ISBN 109780807288252

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