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Published by Sceptre in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Togo

Subjects:

  • Packer, George, 1960-,
  • Peace Corps (U.S.) -- Togo -- Biography.,
  • Togo -- Description and travel.,
  • Togo -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Reprint. Originally published: New York : Vintage Books, 1988.

StatementGeorge Packer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT582.27 .P33 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 316 p. :
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1971050M
ISBN 100340509163
LC Control Number90208645

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