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Published by Longman Caribbean, Longman in Trinidad, London .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementJan Carew ; adapted for schools by Sylvia Wynter.
ContributionsCarew, Jan.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,184p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21556254M
ISBN 100582765749

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