The ghosts of Africa a novel by William Stevenson

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in New York .

Written in English

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Statementby William Stevenson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.S7876 G48 1980
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4095084M
ISBN 100151353387
LC Control Number80007943
OCLC/WorldCa6330805

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