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Two African tales

Linda Maria Christina Sheppard

Two African tales

The leopard hunt, and The devil at Yolahun Bridge.

by Linda Maria Christina Sheppard

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesThe leopard hunt, The devil at Yolahun Bridge
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6027 I34 T8
The Physical Object
Pagination76p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16172537M

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