The thirstland by Willem Abraham De Klerk

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth (etc.) .

Written in English

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Originally published: London : Collings, 1977.

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Statement(by) W.A. de Klerk.
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Pagination524p. :
Number of Pages524
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Open LibraryOL14945735M
ISBN 100140049592
OCLC/WorldCa16477909

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