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girl who can and other stories

Ama Ata Aidoo

girl who can and other stories

by Ama Ata Aidoo

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Published by Sub-Saharan Publishers in Legon, Accra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesGirl who can & other stories
StatementAma Ata Aidoo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 97/01340 (P)
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL527432M
ISBN 109988550111
LC Control Number98981979

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