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sheltering desert

Henno Martin

sheltering desert

by Henno Martin

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Published by Kimber .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "Wem es Kreig gibt, gehen wir in die Wus̈te". Union Deutsch Verlag-Gesellschaft, 1956.

Statementtranslated from the German by Edward Fitzgerald.
The Physical Object
Pagination234p.,ill.,24cm
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18772681M

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