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Crazy river

a journey to the source of the Nile

by Grant, Richard

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Published by Free Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel,
  • Discovery and exploration

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Grant
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT427 .G72 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25287614M
    ISBN 109781439154144
    LC Control Number2011012168


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