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Origin East Africa

David Cook

Origin East Africa

a Makerere anthology.

by David Cook

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African literature -- Translations into English,
  • English literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDevised and edited by David Cook.
    SeriesAfrican writers series -- 15
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13579914M
    OCLC/WorldCa173474


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