Dream & reality : a memoir

by Shamshuddin Jusop

Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press in Serdang

Written in English
Published: Pages: 245 Downloads: 111
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Other titlesDream and reality
StatementShamshuddin Jusop
Classifications
LC ClassificationsS590.63.A-Z (Shamshuddin Jusop).x3 2008+
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24420343M
ISBN 109789675026744
LC Control Number2009318471
OCLC/WorldCa416724320

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