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Guanya Pau

a story of an African princess

by Joseph J. Walters

  • 248 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Vai (African people) -- Fiction,
    • Africa -- Princes and princesses -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: Cleveland, Ohio : Lauer and Mattill, 1891.

      StatementJoseph J. Walters ; with a foreword by Oyekan Owomoyela.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9384.9.W35 G83 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 112 p. ;
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1403377M
      ISBN 100803247648, 0803297556
      LC Control Number93011415

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Guanya Pau: Story of an African Princess. by Joseph Jeffrey Walters. Publication date Publisher Lauer & Mattill Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English.

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