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Published by Rourke Enterprises in Vero Beach, FL .
Written in English



  • Africa.


  • Famines -- Africa.

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Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Gibb.
SeriesWorld issues, World issues (Vero Beach, Fla.)
LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 F335 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2383919M
ISBN 100865922799
LC Control Number87012741

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