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Published by Expert Witness-Expert Consultant in Manchester .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Bob Hopley. 2001.
ContributionsHopley, Bob.
The Physical Object
Pagination147p. ;
Number of Pages147
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21882671M
ISBN 101902151089

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