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reed shaken by the wind by Gavin Maxwell

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Published by Eland, U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions in London, Chester Springs, PA .
Written in English



  • Tigris River Valley,
  • Iraq


  • Tigris River Valley -- Social life and customs.,
  • Iraq -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGavin Maxwell.
LC ClassificationsDS70.7 .M3 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3754515M
ISBN 100907871372
LC Control Number2003447452

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