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A hard chance

the Sydney-Hobart race disaster

by Kim Leighton

  • 386 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Willow Creek Press in Minocqua, WI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tasman Sea
    • Subjects:
    • Storms -- Tasman Sea -- History.,
    • Search and rescue operations -- Tasman Sea -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKim Leighton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV832 .L45 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination287 p. :
      Number of Pages287
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL44315M
      ISBN 10157223282X
      LC Control Number99039554
      OCLC/WorldCa42296048

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