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The Singapore saga

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Published by F.J. George, Society of Singapore Writers [distributor] in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Singapore
    • Subjects:
    • Singapore -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementF.J. George.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS598.S75 F47 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2703242M
      ISBN 109971840480
      LC Control Number85941729
      OCLC/WorldCa13005301

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