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A boy called H

Kappa Senoo

A boy called H

a childhood in wartime Japan

by Kappa Senoo

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Published by Kodansha International, Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha America, Inc. in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKappa Senoh ; translated by John Bester
ContributionsBester, John, 1927-
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 528 p. ;
Number of Pages528
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16966400M
ISBN 104770023251


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