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An African Trilogy by Peter Matthiessen

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Published by Harvill in London, UK .
Written in English


  • Matthiessen, Peter -- Travel -- Africa,
  • Natural history -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Description and travel

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Edition Notes

StatementPeter Matthiessen.
SeriesHarvill Press editions -- 13.
ContributionsMatthiessen, Peter., Matthiessen, Peter., Matthiessen, Peter.
The Physical Object
Pagination376 p., maps ;
Number of Pages376
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21747244M
ISBN 101860467881

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