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Old men forget

Duff Cooper, Viscount Norwich

Old men forget

an autobiography of Duff Cooper (Viscount Norwich)

by Duff Cooper, Viscount Norwich

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Published by Century in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cooper, Duff, -- 1890-1954.,
  • Statesmen -- Great Britain -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Philip Ziegler.
    SeriesThe Century lives & letters
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA566.9.C638
    The Physical Object
    Pagination399p. ;
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21665082M
    ISBN 100712694579
    OCLC/WorldCa15084139


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