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surfing life

Midget Farrelly

surfing life

as told to Craig McGregor.

by Midget Farrelly

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Published by Arco Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surfing.

  • Edition Notes

    First ed. published under title: This surfing life.

    ContributionsMcGregor, Craig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV840.S8 F3 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5538899M
    LC Control Number67016182
    OCLC/WorldCa1277254


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