Mike Quill, himself a memoir by Shirley Quill

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Published by Devin-Adair in Greenwich, Conn .

Written in English

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Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Quill, Mike.,
  • Transport Workers Union of America -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Irish Republican Army -- History.,
  • Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

StatementShirley Quill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD6509.Q5 Q54 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 334 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3173156M
ISBN 100815966008
LC Control Number83015414
OCLC/WorldCa9828134

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