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In the land of magic soldiers

a story of white and black in Africa

by Daniel Bergner

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Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux in New York .
Written in English


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StatementDaniel Bergner.
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LC ClassificationsDT
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22553243M
ISBN 100374266530

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