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Love, Africa

Jeffrey Gettleman

Love, Africa

a memoir of romance, war, and survival

by Jeffrey Gettleman

  • 103 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homes and haunts,
  • War correspondents,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeffrey Gettleman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN4874.G353 A3 2017
    The Physical Object
    Pagination325 pages
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27238424M
    ISBN 100062284096
    ISBN 109780062284099
    OCLC/WorldCa957504467


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