The far field a novel of Ceylon by Edie Meidav

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Sri Lanka

Subjects:

  • Americans -- Sri Lanka -- Fiction.,
  • Sri Lanka -- Fiction.

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Book details

StatementEdie Meidav.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3563.E3447 F37 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination584 p. ;
Number of Pages584
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6791036M
ISBN 100618013660
LC Control Number00053879

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