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10 edition of Five African plays. found in the catalog.

Five African plays.

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Published by Heinemann in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • African drama (English),
    • English drama -- 20th century,
    • Africa -- Drama

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesAfrican writers series, 114, An H.E.B. paperback
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9347 .P5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[5], 217 p.
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5457847M
      ISBN 100435901141
      LC Control Number73160205


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