Five against the Sea

by Ron Arias

Publisher: Onyx

Written in English
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  • General,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Cairo (Boat),
  • Survival (after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc.),
  • Biography/Autobiography
The Physical Object
Number of Pages1
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10273638M
ISBN 100451402219
ISBN 109780451402219

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