Under the lights and in the dark

untold stories of women"s soccer by Gwendolyn Oxenham

Written in English
Published: Pages: 272 Downloads: 512
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Subjects:

  • Women soccer players,
  • Soccer for women,
  • Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-267).

StatementGwendolyn Oxenham
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV944.5 .O93 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 272 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26939483M
ISBN 101785781537
ISBN 109781785781537
OCLC/WorldCa954225223

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