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Wind from a distant summit

Pat Deavoll

Wind from a distant summit

by Pat Deavoll

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Published by Craig Potton Pub. in Nelson, N.Z .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineers,
  • Women mountaineers,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 262-264).

    StatementPat Deavoll
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV199.92.D43 A3 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25188867M
    ISBN 109781877517464
    LC Control Number2011507854

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