Farewell, little Mother Russia : a novel by Bruno M. Stracke

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Published by Exposition Pr. in New York .

Written in English

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  • Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Fiction.

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Statementby Bruno M. Stracke.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.S895 Far
The Physical Object
Pagination331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6174676M
LC Control Number55005724

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