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A voyage round John Mortimer

Valerie Grove

A voyage round John Mortimer

a biography of the creator of Rumpole of the Bailey

by Valerie Grove

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Published by Viking in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mortimer, John Clifford, -- 1923-,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Lawyers -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementValerie Grove.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6025.O7552 Z68 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19930874M
    ISBN 109780670018802
    LC Control Number2008007374

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