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The scheme for full employment

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Published by HarperPerennial in London .
Written in English


  • Job creation,
  • Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Flamingo, 2003.

StatementMagnus Mills
LC ClassificationsPR6063.I37784 S34 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination256 pages ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26643499M
ISBN 100007151322
ISBN 109780007151325

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