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Born into war

Hong Bee Lim

Born into war

autobiography of a barefoot colonial boy who grew up to face the challenge of the modern world

by Hong Bee Lim

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Published by Excalibur Press of London in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementH. B.Lim (Hong Bee Lim).
The Physical Object
Pagination458p. :
Number of Pages458
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17383872M
ISBN 101856343235
OCLC/WorldCa243477735

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