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Messing about in Earnest

Nick Burningham

Messing about in Earnest

by Nick Burningham

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Fremantle Arts Centre Press in North Fremantle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Swan River (W.A.),
  • Western Australia,
  • Canning River (W.A.),
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Burningham, Nick -- Travel -- Australia -- Western Australia.,
    • Boats and boating -- Australia -- Swan River (W.A.),
    • Boats and boating -- Australia -- Canning River (W.A.),
    • Swan River (W.A.) -- Description and travel.,
    • Western Australia -- Description and travel.,
    • Canning River (W.A.) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementNick Burningham.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV776.89.A8 B87 2003
      The Physical Object
      Pagination430 p. :
      Number of Pages430
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3357828M
      ISBN 101920731253
      LC Control Number2004401466
      OCLC/WorldCa54510023

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