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Mary Robinson

Olivia O"Leary

Mary Robinson

the authorised biography

by Olivia O"Leary

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Published by Sceptre in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Robinson, Mary, -- 1944-,
  • Presidents -- Ireland -- Biography.,
  • Ireland -- Politics and government -- 1949-

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOlivia O"Leary & Helen Burke.
    ContributionsBurke, Helen, Ph. D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16638794M
    ISBN 100340717394

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