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The lost father

Godswill S. Umoh

The lost father

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Published by Macmillan Nigeria Publishers Limited in Yaba, Lagos .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Conduct of life,
  • Brigands and robbers

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGodswill S. Umoh
    SeriesMacmillan winners, Macmillan winners
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6665.N6 U46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 p. :
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25124371M
    ISBN 109780187340
    ISBN 109789780187347
    LC Control Number2011478304

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