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Peacocks and other stories of Java

Vennette Herron

Peacocks and other stories of Java

by Vennette Herron

  • 154 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by George H. Doran company in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Java (Indonesia)
    • Subjects:
    • Java (Indonesia) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Vennette Herron.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.H436 Pe2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination352 p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6707681M
      LC Control Number27023505
      OCLC/WorldCa3503082

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