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Published by Fontana in (London) .
Written in English


  • Fiction in English.

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Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Allison and Busby, 1977.

StatementBuchi Emecheta.
The Physical Object
Pagination190p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14876130M
ISBN 100006150527

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