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Published by Fontana in (London) .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published: London: Allison and Busby, 1974.

Statement[by] Buchi Emecheta.
The Physical Object
Pagination192p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17390600M
ISBN 100006164803

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