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Colin Powell

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Published by Lerner Publications in Minneapolis .
Written in English



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Book details:

About the Edition

A biography covering the childhood and military and political careers of General Colin Powell.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-107) and index.

StatementReggie Finlayson.
GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
SeriesA&E biography, Biography (Lerner Publications Company)
LC ClassificationsE840.8.P64 F56 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3578432M
ISBN 100822549662, 0822596989
LC Control Number2002156556

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