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Mermaids and ikons

a Greek summer

by Gwendolyn MacEwen

  • 145 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Anansi in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGwendolyn MacEwen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF727 .M25
      The Physical Object
      Pagination110 p. ;
      Number of Pages110
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4490770M
      ISBN 100887840620
      LC Control Number79320467

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