The consul"s wife a novel by W. T. Tyler

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Published by H. Holt in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Congo (Democratic Republic),
  • United States

Subjects:

  • Diplomats -- United States -- Fiction.,
  • Americans -- Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Fiction.,
  • Congo (Democratic Republic) -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementW.T. Tyler.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3570.Y53 C6 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
Number of Pages216
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL681590M
ISBN 100805044256
LC Control Number97028210
OCLC/WorldCa37392815

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