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great Olympic swindle

Andrew Jennings

great Olympic swindle

when the world wanted its games back

by Andrew Jennings

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Published by Simon & Schuster in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- Corrupt practices

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Jennings and Clare Sambrook
    ContributionsSambrook, Clare
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16993791M
    ISBN 100743202937, 0684866773

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