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The thirsty land

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Beard Books , Washington, D.C
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StatementRobert De Roos.
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LC ClassificationsHD1694.C2 D4 2000
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Paginationxii, 265 p. :
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Open LibraryOL6900018M
ISBN 10158798024X
LC Control Number00710068
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