The Last elephant an African quest by Jeremy Gavron

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Published by Flamingo in London .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Previous ed. 1993.

Book details

StatementJeremy Gavron.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,237p. :
Number of Pages237
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17402630M
ISBN 10000637719X
OCLC/WorldCa59990888

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