Ukimwi road

from Kenya to Zimbabwe by Dervla Murphy

Publisher: J. Murray in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 276 Downloads: 699
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Places:

  • Africa, Sub-Saharan

Subjects:

  • Murphy, Dervla, 1931- -- Travel -- Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 266-268) and index.

StatementDervla Murphy.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT352.2 .M87 1993
The Physical Object
Pagination276 p. :
Number of Pages276
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1161536M
ISBN 100719552508
LC Control Number94140440
OCLC/WorldCa29184311

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