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Published by Penguin Books in London, England, New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Africa.

Subjects:

  • Quotations, English -- South Africa.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statement[compiled by] Jennifer Crwys-Williams.
ContributionsCrwys-Williams, Jennifer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN6081 .P43 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 516 p. ;
Number of Pages516
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6817030M
ISBN 100140513116
LC Control Number00289998

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