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parachute drop

by Norbert Zongo

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Published by Africa World Press in Trenton NJ .
Written in English

  • Burkina Faso
    • Subjects:
    • Burkina Faso -- Politics and government -- 1987- -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Nobert Zongo ; translated from the French by Christopher Wise.
      ContributionsWise, Christopher, 1961.
      LC ClassificationsPQ3989.2.Z587 P3713 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3681932M
      ISBN 101592212026, 1592212034
      LC Control Number2003027989

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