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Tourist in Africa.

Evelyn Waugh

Tourist in Africa.

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

  • Africa, Eastern,
  • Africa, Southern,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 -- Travel -- Africa.,
    • British -- Africa -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Africa, Eastern -- Description and travel.,
    • Africa, Southern -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      LC ClassificationsDT365.2 .W38 1960b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination201 p.
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5800654M
      LC Control Number60013975

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