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4 edition of Helen Waddell"s writings from Japan found in the catalog.

Helen Waddell"s writings from Japan

by Helen Waddell

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Published by Irish Academic Press in Dublin, Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Waddell, Helen, 1889-1965 -- Homes and haunts -- Japan.,
    • Waddell, Helen, 1889-1965 -- Childhood and youth.,
    • Authors, Irish -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Medievalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Irish -- Japan -- Biography.,
    • Japan -- Literary collections.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [64]-71).

      Other titlesWritings from Japan
      Statementedited and introduced by David Burleigh.
      GenreBiography., Literary collections.
      ContributionsBurleigh, David, 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6045.A16 Z478 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 165 p. :
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3434540M
      ISBN 100716527952, 0716533502
      LC Control Number2005275569

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