Swimming for the blind

by Gloria R. Seamons

Publisher: Brigham Young University Press in [Provo, Utah]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 42 Downloads: 24
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Subjects:

  • Physical education for the blind.,
  • Swimming.

Edition Notes

StatementGloria R. Seamons.
The Physical Object
Paginationi, 42 p. :
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16325126M

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