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Memoirs of a semi-detached Australian

by John Arthur Passmore

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Published by Melbourne University Press in Carlton South, Vic .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Passmore, John Arthur.,
    • Philosophers -- Australia -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementJohn Passmore.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsB5704.P37 A3 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL408769M
      ISBN 100522847668
      LC Control Number98109991


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