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So far from God

a journey to Central America.

by Marnham, Patrick

  • 81 Want to read
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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Cape, 1985.

The Physical Object
Pagination253p. :
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21142422M
ISBN 100140085564

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