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Railway Poetry

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Published by Univ of Natal Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Poetry & poets,
  • Poetry texts & anthologies,
  • South Africa,
  • English,
  • Poetry,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Railroads,
  • General,
  • South African poetry (English)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8332521M
ISBN 10086980989X
ISBN 109780869809891

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