Grains of Golden Sand Adventures in War-torn Africa by Delfi Messinger

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Published by Fine Print Press .

Written in English

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  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Animals,
  • Wildlife,
  • Special Interest - General,
  • Africa, Central,
  • Biography,
  • Bonobo,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • Conservation,
  • Veterinarians,
  • Wildlife conservation

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages391
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8711584M
ISBN 101888960337
ISBN 109781888960334

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