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Prisoners of war a novel by Steve Yarbrough

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Published by Knopf, distibuted by Random House in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Delta (Miss. : Region),
  • Mississippi

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, American -- Fiction.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Mississippi -- Fiction.,
  • Germans -- Mississippi -- Fiction.,
  • Prisoners of war -- Fiction.,
  • Race relations -- Fiction.,
  • Teenage boys -- Fiction.,
  • Soldiers -- Fiction.,
  • Escapes -- Fiction.,
  • Delta (Miss. : Region) -- Fiction.,
  • Mississippi -- Fiction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSteve Yarbrough.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3575.A717 P75 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination287 p. ;
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3682090M
ISBN 100375414789
LC Control Number2003040071

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