It"s a long way from penny apples by Bill Cullen

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Published by Forge in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Dublin (Ireland),
  • Ireland,
  • Dublin.

Subjects:

  • Cullen, Bill, 1942- -- Homes and haunts -- Ireland -- Dublin.,
  • Cullen, Bill, 1942- -- Childhood and youth.,
  • Cullen, Bill, 1942- -- Family.,
  • Poor families -- Ireland -- Dublin.,
  • Dublin (Ireland) -- Social life and customs.,
  • Dublin (Ireland) -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementBill Cullen.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA995.D75 C84 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3563649M
ISBN 100765307103
LC Control Number2002032539

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