Busman"s holiday
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Published by Hale in London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementJames Pattinson.
The Physical Object
Pagination190p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15141697M
ISBN 100709165897

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  With Julian Pettifer, Sarah Kennedy, Elton Welsby. Quiz where contestants compete for a holiday location to see how their jobs are carried out there/10(5).   The Paperback of the A Busman's Holiday by John Migacz at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters. Publish your book with B&: busman's holiday definition: 1. a holiday where you do something similar to your usual work instead of having a rest from it 2. Learn more. Busman’s Holiday The story of William Cimillo, a New York City bus driver who snapped one day in and went on a 1, mile detour with his bus to Florida. This story originally aired on This American Life.